On 2008-Nov-03 00:34:47 +0100, Ivan Voras <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>2008/10/31 Giorgos Keramidas <email@example.com>:
>The difference between the best and the worst is 247 context switches
>(total, not per second).
>> It looks like it's probably worth pushing the limit up to 8 MB when we
>> have lots of memory :)
>Yes, it's an improvement, but who will ever notice? :)
Note that you will eventually hit a limit and start getting worse
performace: Once the buffer size exceeds the available free RAM
then cp/cat will start eating into inactive pages or (worse) active
pages for other processes.
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.