On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 07:41, Manfred Koizar wrote: > On Fri, 14 Feb 2003 14:24:23 +0200, Daniel Kalchev <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > >The default [cache] on BSD systems is 10% of the total RAM, so on a 256MB machine >this > >would be ~26MB or effective_cache_size = 32000. > > I was a bit too Linux-minded, where every peace of memory not needed > for anything else can be used as cache. Thanks for the clarification. > And sorry for my ignorance.
I think you're getting the two confused. I'm not sure about linux, but on BSD (FreeBSD) the cache and buffer are mostly unrelated. Cache: number of pages used for VM-level disk caching Buf: number of pages used for BIO-level disk caching -- Rod Taylor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> PGP Key: http://www.rbt.ca/rbtpub.asc
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