Subject: Re: Configuring a large buffer cache
To: Alasdair Baird <>
From: Robert V. Baron <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/27/1998 20:23:28
Alasdair Baird <> writes:

> This may make it sound that if you don't have anything more than an
> 8k block size then MAXBSIZE need not be more than 8k.  Perhaps true,
NOTE: Reading MSDOS file systems can use very large blocks.  A 512K byte
FAT fs has an 8k "block".  This scales up so that a 2Gig fs uses 32k