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Re: Finding the Bottleneck

On Mon, Jun 11, 2001 at 04:49:21PM +0800, Jason Lim wrote:
> Hi,
> AFAIK, even if there was a gig of ram in there, it would not allocate any
> (or maybe just a little) to free memory, and would throw any free memory
> into buffers anyway.
> So 68M of buffers tells me it has ample free memory, it or wouldn't
> allocate so much there anyway, right?

Right, it probably would not allocate any more memory for the
processes themselves, but my point is that "the bigger buffers,
the better performance". I guess that 68 MB buffers isn't that
much for such a heavily loaded machine.


PS: No need to CC to me.
Marcin Owsiany <porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl>
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