Re: [squid-users] NOTICE: realloccg /cache1: file system full, again, Solaris 2.6

From: Chris Tilbury <>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 09:44:00 +0100

On Mon, Oct 12, 1998 at 10:33:09PM -0700, Don Lewis wrote:

> } The second potential fix is to change the optimisation strategy of the
> } filesystem from "space" to "time". This alters the allocation strategy for
> } files and may result in more space being used. It may also have a
> } drastically bad effect on performance of the filesystem.
> I think you want to maximize for "space" instead of "time". This will
> cause the filesystem to maximize the number of free blocks by packing the
> frags for multiple files into the same block, which reduces the number of
> blocks that are fragmented. For files that don't grow in size over time
> (which is true for files in a squid cache or a news spool), the performance
> penalty shouldn't be too bad.

Of course, which is what I meant to say. It'd been a long day ... :-(



Chris Tilbury, UNIX Systems Administrator, IT Services, University of Warwick
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