On Monday 13 October 2003 19:34, Vivek Khera wrote:
> >>>>> "SC" == Sean Chittenden <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>
> >> echo "effective_cache_size = $((`sysctl -n vfs.hibufspace` / 8192))"
> >>
> >> I've used it for my dedicated servers.  Is this calculation correct?
> SC> Yes, or it's real close at least.  vfs.hibufspace is the amount of
> SC> kernel space that's used for caching IO operations (minus the
> I'm just curious if anyone has a tip to increase the amount of memory
> FreeBSD will use for the cache?  It appears to me that even on my 2Gb
> box, lots of memory is 'free' that could be used for the cache
> (bumping up shared buffers is another option...) yet the disk is being
> highly utilized according to systat.

Is this of any help?..reverse video sucks though.. especially spec'ed person 
like me..



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