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SubjectRe: [DATAPOINT] how max_readahead settings affect streaming throughput
On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Roger Larsson wrote:

> I question the decision to use 124 kB as default read ahead maximum.

> The example cited was a FTP server serving 100 clients. With standard
> readahead it would give 12.8 MB readahead


Ideally the readahead code would scale itself to use as much
memory is available, but no more and without putting pressure
on the working set too much.

I have some ideas on how to implement this and will start
testing them as soon as I have a nice test program for this.


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