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Re: [SLE] Optmizing disk cache
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 16:55:31 -0800
  • Message-id: <20021106005531.GH29134@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Doug Glenn (dglenn@xxxxxxxxxxx) [021105 16:25]:
> I need to temporarily modify the disk cache parameters so it does not
> wait so long to sync, or take as long to sync.

See the "/proc/sys/vm" section of
/usr/src/linux/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt. Since you are
using ext3 you can 'chattr -S -R /some/dir' to force synchronous
writes as well.

--

-ckm

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