SV: Reducing diskI/O operations

Your Friend parsimail2001 at
Sat Sep 17 11:56:33 CEST 2011

Thanks for your answer and great software!

Best regards,



Hello Friend.
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Your Friend <parsimail2001 at> wrote:

>My main question is thatif using malloc instead of file can be usefull to reduce disk I/O operations?

Yes. Newer versions of both the Linux and FreeBSD vm's will work quite hard to keep the -sfile file in sync. Malloc will only trigger disk IO when the vm needs to page out parts of varnish to the paging (swap) area.


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