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Date:      Fri, 09 Jan 2009 13:30:30 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        "PstreeM China" <pstreem@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions list <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: how to use the MFS ?
Message-ID:  <443afs49ix.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <2c66535d0901090340y473ce9dcj74ae2a44e5cc0789@mail.gmail.com> (PstreeM China's message of "Fri\, 9 Jan 2009 19\:40\:52 +0800")
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"PstreeM China" <pstreem@gmail.com> writes:

> i think the option WRKDIRPREFIX  is a good idea , and i whill test the
> methon unionfs.

Definitely benchmark against just using a native local filesystem,
though.  Taking away all of that memory that FreeBSD would otherwise use
for *caching* file data could well end up making your builds *slower*
with the MFS than they would have been without it.

-- 
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
		http://be-well.ilk.org/~lowell/



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