Re: performance tweak for web/file servers

Ingo Molnar (
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 14:29:44 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 12 Dec 1996, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> In case someone else has the time to do it... a feature that would be a
> performance win for web and (mostly static) file servers is the ability
> to turn off access time updates on inodes (via mount options for example).
> I've found this takes a significant amount of disk/cache bandwidth on
> busy webservers (running IRIX...).

this particular, and many other useful web-server, inn-server patches can
be found at:

[look at the unofficial patches there]

-- mingo