[OpenAFS] Re: Maximum disk cache size

Joe Buehler jbuehler@spirentcom.com
Thu, 27 Oct 2005 10:17:52 -0400

chas williams - CONTRACTOR wrote:

> In message <20050812010740.007AB2953B@smtpauth.easystreet.com>,"ted creedon" writes:
>>Whats the max disk cache size?
> i have a patch that let me use/create a 25GB cache.  you could go
> bigger but you have to keep an eye on -files, cachesize (in 1k blocks)/10.
> the more -files the more memory in the kernel you need.  so if you do
> make a largish cache you need to increase -chunksize and limit -files
> to some sane value.

Could you provide me with a copy of your patch?  Or has it been
put in 1.4.x?  I have a client in a foreign country that is going
to need a big cache.
Joe Buehler