[CentOS] kbcached tuning on CentOS 4

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Tue Sep 12 03:23:37 UTC 2006

> Regarding performance, this isn't much of a concern, although this host
> is intermittently hit with large work loads (which is why the kernel
> cache reaches the point of consuming all memory) which consume much
> memory, and another thought was that when these sporadic work loads
> proceed, there would be a slight performance hit waiting for free memory
> to be available as the cache is cleared.
> If this thought is misguided please let me know.  Either way, what would
> be the correct method for tuning the kernel parameters?

The Linux kernel provides very little parameters for the vm. For what it 
is worth, go read 

You will get this file after installing the kernel-doc package.

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