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This page gives some hints and optimizations you can make to tune your MINIX 3 system to match your requirements.

Increase the File System buffer cache

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If you have a large memory, you may also wish to increase the size of the file system buffer cache. To do this, change the value of the constant NR_BUFS in servers/mfs/Makefile. This value tells how big the cache is in disk blocks (normally 4 KB), so a value of, say, 4096, creates a 16-MB cache. Then rebuild and reboot the system.

usersguide/installationoptimizations.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/12 14:28 by lionelsambuc