Re: performance tweak for web/file servers

Alan Cox (
Sat, 14 Dec 1996 00:17:29 +0000 (GMT)

> 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...).

One for Linux exists, and its a superb win on a newsserver