[Gluster-devel] glusterfs as root filesystem

Anand Avati avati at zresearch.com
Wed Nov 14 15:29:24 UTC 2007

Sort of. I did use that but I could never get it to actually cache anything.
> My reads never got quicker than the first one, no matter many times I
> called
> the same files... But specifically I've heard talk from people asking
> about
> using local storage for caching, which is not supported under the io-cache
> translator. So I would use that if it became available, and if not, I'll
> eventually have to figure out why io-cache isn't working.

On what files were you not getting the speedup? on executables? or others?
if one shot of activity was exceeding the default cache-size value (32M)
then you may have to tune your priority and cache-size parameters to get any
caching effect.


It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account
Hofstadter's Law.

-- Hofstadter's Law

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