Should I increase vfs.read_max

Andrew P. infofarmer at
Sat Oct 15 04:45:05 PDT 2005

On 10/15/05, Deepak Naidu <deepak_nai at> wrote:
> Thanx Andrew,
>              Could u provide some details, where can I
> obtain 6.0, stable or what ever the updated release is
> there for 6.0.  The exact ISO download location.
> Bcos, I am always confused which one of 6.0 is perfect
> or  good.  If at all I am upgrading, how should I do.
> Thanx again for the feedback.
> Can I use Raisefs/XFS in Read and Write mode in 6.0
> I know I am asking for more.

I see that you live in India. Unfortunately, there are no
good mirrors there that I know about. You can try to
download 6.0-RC1 image from our central ftp server:

But if the box is directly connected to the Internet
(even via slow/lossy link), you'd better cvsup to
the latest source tree and rebuild world/kernel.
The update from 5.4 to 6.0 is painless.

6.0 has read-only support for ReiserFS partitions,
there's an effort to provide XFS support also, but
it's far from complete yet. For most applications,
UFS2 is as good (fast, reliable, feature-rich) as
it gets.

You can learn how to upgrade your system to
6.0 by reading this:

post to this list in case of trouble, but choose
a new subj line.

Good luck,
Andrew P.

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