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Re: Finding the Bottleneck


More buffers makes sense... but i wonder what KIND of buffers those are.
Only if they are disk buffers would the performance be increased.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Marcin Owsiany" <porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl>
To: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 5:37 PM
Subject: 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
> > (or maybe just a little) to free memory, and would throw any free
> > 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.
> Marcin
> PS: No need to CC to me.
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