dovecot, maildir, UFS 2 performance

Laszlo Nagy gandalf at
Wed Sep 24 15:58:21 UTC 2008

> You can treat UFS as ext2/3 with dir_index enabled by default (not
> exactly but that's what dirhash translates to in practice).

> UFS by default creates 2k fragments ("sub-blocks"), so in practice any
> tuning in this direction won't do much.

> More drives=better in this case. Don't forget to tune dirhash_maxmem.

I think this is what I really wanted to know. Thank you!


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