Moving CNFS buffers to raw-devices
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Feb 1 23:29:07 UTC 2003
Przemys=B3aw Maciuszko <sal at agora.pl> writes:
> I'm thinking about moving my CNFS buffers to raw devices (Solaris 9).
> Right now I'm using buffers on top of VxFS and VxVM.
> I wonder did anyone moved buffers from filesystem layer to raw devices and
> if there was any performance gain?
I've used block devices from the beginning for my main transit server, so
I don't have any information about whether one is faster than another.
The block device route seems intuitively more efficient, since you don't
incur file system overhead.
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