MFS question - FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT
ronald-freebsd5 at klop.yi.org
Thu Jan 22 14:04:13 PST 2004
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 21:16:14 +0000, Rob MacGregor
<rob_macgregor at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Peter Jeremy <PeterJeremy at optushome.com.au>
>> Note that softupdates will not perform any physical writes for short-
>> lived (say less than 30 seconds) files.
> That's worth knowing - do you know how big the buffer is likely to be?
> I'm thinking worst case of a 10 MB zip in an email, maybe expanding to
> 20 MB.
The buffer is the file cache of freebsd. Run 'top' and you see how big
your cache is.
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