Subject: Re: OT: recommendation for vm tuning for anoncvs mirror?
To: Jeff Rizzo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Tracy Di Marco White <email@example.com>
Date: 02/26/2005 15:06:42
In message <4220E340.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Jeff Rizzo writes:
>I'm setting up a machine for a mirror of anoncvs, and it has 4G of RAM.
>I'm trying to take maximum advantage of it to keep the CVS repository in
>RAM (in case it's not clear, this is the NetBSD CVS repository, which is
>over 3G is size) to maximize performance.
>Despite various tweaks I've made to things, I'm having a hard time
>getting the file cache (which is the one I assume I should care about)
>much over 1.5G - consequently things get pretty slow at times. Can
>anyone who might already be running an anoncvs mirror suggest some
>settings to start with? I've also bumped kern.maxvnodes to 500000.
The applicable things in /etc/sysctl.conf:
Hope this helps.