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Re: Stripping kernel FreeBSD - postgres

From: Enrico <scotty(at)linuxtime(dot)it>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Stripping kernel FreeBSD - postgres
Date: 2006-11-30 15:38:37
Message-ID: 20061130163837.13a36489@mypc.ricordatasystem.info (view raw or flat)
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> Obviouly you want to start with a machine with a much memory as you can afford, 
> as fast a disk subsystem you can afford, and as powerful a CPU you can afford.
> Then rip a boot only CD, and do a minimal install with the ports collection.

Done
 
> FreeBSD 6.1 is pretty optimized already, and it will adapt. Have you followed 
> the directions for building a custom kernel?

Yes.

> Don't include hardware you don't have is obvious to strip from the GENERIC 
> kernel configuration file, and make build for SMP if you have real dual cores or 
> processors if you have them (a single CPU with hyperthreading most likely will 
> not run as fast under an SMP kernel).

Done
 
> As far as any other tweeking, follow the directions here and don't do anything
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/arch-handbook/vm-tuning.html
> 

Ok
Thanks a lot

Enrico

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