[OpenAFS] Tuning the -daemons.

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 7 Feb 2011 11:53:18 -0600

On Mon, 7 Feb 2011 11:35:54 -0600
Harald Barth <haba@kth.se> wrote:

> > I believe Jan is asking about the client
> > background I/O daemons, not the number of server threads/processes.
> I believe that he might need both because for example afsfs4.su.se
> reports 18 idle threads and afs-prod-fs618.it.su.se reports ~130 idle
> (so config >128 seems possible, so what _is_ max???).

128 is the max you can give to -p (in 1.4; in 1.6 the max is much
higher). The number of idle threads reported by rxdebug can be 2 greater
than the -p value, due to some technical RX detail, probably, that I
haven't ever looked at yet.

> So my guess is that the one that he has problems with does not have
> enough.

Yes, certainly agreed there.

Andrew Deason