Subject: Re: Increase buffer size on pmax 1.3.2
To: Bill Harris <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 08/13/1998 08:25:41
On Wed, 12 Aug 1998 17:05:32 -0500  Bill Harris wrote:

> I've got a 5k/240 with 1.3.2 and 128Meg ram.
> I want to increase the amount of disk buffers as I'm
> using it as a CD-rom server (3 cd drives) and would
> like to make more of the memory available for caching.
> Any suggestions?

Try man 4 options, and look at the BUFPAGES option.  If you're doing
nothing else at all on the machine, then perhaps 96MB (24 * 4096 4kByte
pages) for buffer cache is probably not unreasonable.