On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 10:49:01PM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> Kris,
> > Yes, this is my impression of the problem too.  Any time your process
> > is waiting on disk I/O it is going to perform terribly (on any OS -
> > disks are slow), and the way to fix this is to make sure it does as
> > little I/O as possible (by allowing everything to be cached in RAM).
> just for my curiosity, do you share my opinion on the fsync issue?

Actually I seem to recall that on Linux with default settings fsync()
lies and does not actually sync data before returning, so maybe it's
worth turning off on FreeBSD too if you're comfortable with the
implications of this.


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