[OpenAFS] Tuning openafs write speed

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Thu, 23 Aug 2007 09:35:09 -0700

"chas williams - CONTRACTOR" <chas@cmf.nrl.navy.mil> writes:
> In message <20070823130657.237470@gmx.net>,"Kai Moritz" writes:

>> I haven't tried that yet, becaus in the file /etc/openafs/afs.conf of
>> my Debian Etch installation there is a comment that says:
>> # Using the memory cache is not recommended.  It's less stable than the disk
>> # cache and doesn't improve performance as much as it might sound.

> memcache is much faster than the disk cache.  memcache will not get any
> better if no one ever uses it so the openafs developers can get some
> bug reports.  i think memcache has improved quite a bit (but it could
> be better, i need to submit some patches) over the last couple years.

Sounds like that comment is obsolete.  I'll drop it from the Debian

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>