New list eh?

Eric Anderson anderson at
Wed Apr 9 07:09:59 PDT 2003

Alex Semenyaka wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 09:03:05AM -0500, Eric Anderson wrote:
>>I've also been thinking about writing all this stuff into a "FreeBSD 
>>Performance Guide" for the handbook.  What does everyone think of that?
> That is really good idea. But it might be a lot of work to gather information,
> compile it, sort into topics and so on. Probably as the starting point the
> manual tuning(7) can be taken?

Yes, the tuning man page is ok, but it doesn't address the real heavy 
duty questions.  For instance, I run a mega-heavily used NFS server 
(well, several of them actually), and I want to know what knobs to turn 
to make it perform the absolute best.  I also occasionally get errors, 
and I'd like to know how to fix those.  The tuning man page says nothing 
about that stuff.

Yes, it will be lots of work, but I already have a lot of time put in to 
the doc project so it's no big deal for me.


Eric Anderson	   Systems Administrator      Centaur Technology
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