[OpenAFS] Guide to tweaking fileserver parameters?

Steve Devine sdevine@msu.edu
Mon, 11 Sep 2006 07:47:05 -0400

Chris Huebsch wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2006, Jakub Witkowski wrote:
>> While running /usr/lib/openafs/fileserver -help suggested some meaning
>> of the parameters listed above, it did not provide enough information to
>> allow more conscious adjustment of server settings.
> More information about those parameters can be found - as always - in
> the manual:
> http://www.openafs.org/pages/doc/AdminReference/auarf129.htm
> But it would be great to know wich parameters influence performance in
> which way. Perhaps some uptodate examples would be great too.
> (Something like: "If you have x clients accessing a fileserver, you
> should set parameter y to x*30")
> Chris
Or perhaps since its possible to select  -S(small) -M(Medium - Default)
or -L(Large), some guidance on what constitutes a Large configuration
verses a Small or Medium would be helpful.

Steve Devine
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