[rc5] Blocks

Joseph Fisk joe at rm405n-a.roberts.fit.edu
Mon Nov 3 03:24:30 EST 1997


> Excerpts from mail: 3-Nov-97 Re: [rc5] Blocks by Joseph Fisk at rm405n-a.rob 
> > I also think 200 blocks isn't enough.  It should be one or two thousand
> > IMO.
> 
> i think the idea was not to flood the servers ;) 

I don't think a difference how many blocks you flush at once.  Somebody is
always flushing blocks, so the I/O load must be fairly constant.  Also the
clients seem to be specifically restricted to flushing not mroe than one
block per second.

Joseph

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