Proposed F13 feature: drop separate updates repository
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 2 23:27:23 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2 Dec 2009, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 17:58:24 -0500,
> Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> I tested it on our backend to be sure. getting the complete pkglist
>> goes from taking 5 minutes to take 30s.
>> yes, I said 5 minutes.
> Have you tried any of the tunning knobs to have the directory cache be
> alotted more space or given higher priority? For example:
> Controls the tendency of the kernel to reclaim the memory which is used for
> caching of directory and inode objects.
> At the default value of vfs_cache_pressure=100 the kernel will attempt to
> reclaim dentries and inodes at a "fair" rate with respect to pagecache and
> swapcache reclaim. Decreasing vfs_cache_pressure causes the kernel to prefer
> to retain dentry and inode caches. Increasing vfs_cache_pressure beyond 100
> causes the kernel to prefer to reclaim dentries and inodes.
Not tried that - worth giving it a shot - but it still won't help the
'holy crap there are 15K items on this webpage and it won't render'
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