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1 reply Latest Post - ‏2008-01-28T18:01:34Z by ishields
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Pinned topic Gpfs && vfs inode cache

‏2008-01-28T13:27:49Z |
Hi.
I'm testing GPFS for storing many-many small files (> 100.000).
I set PagePool=4096M, maxFilesToCache=100000(maximum) and maxStatCache 400000. All cache size = 2Gb during the stress test(I saw for the mmfsadm dump | grep cache |less values).
But I have servers with 16Gb Ram and I want use all this RAM for cache.
On the local FS (ext3) I have vfs inode cache (file cache). It has occuped all 16 Gb Ram and very quickly recieve by client.
Can GPFS use Vfs inode cache generally?
Best regards,
Iliya Sharov

P.S.
Sorry for my English
Updated on 2008-01-28T18:01:34Z at 2008-01-28T18:01:34Z by ishields