minor optimization provides large performance gain
rra at stanford.edu
Thu Jun 22 08:56:37 UTC 2000
Paul Theodoropoulos <paul at atgi.net> writes:
> If you have a small number of disks on a feed-exchanger, I'd recommend
> trying out the 'SEQUENTIAL' mode modifier in cycbuff.conf. the 'waiting
> on I/O' statistic on my server dropped from an average of 16% down to 8%
> by making that change. I believe it's because the disk no longer has to
> seek constantly across the platters to write articles as it would in the
> default round-robin mode.
> this might be something to note in the INSTALL docs.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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