>>>>> "DM" == Dror Matalon <dror(at)zapatec(dot)com> writes:
DM> which brings me back to my question why not make Freebsd use more of its
DM> memory for disk caching and then tell postgres about it.
Because this is a painfully hard thing to do ;-(
It involves hacking a system header file and recompiling the kernel.
It is not a simple tunable. It has side effects regarding some other
sizing parameter as well, but I don't recall the details. Details
have been posted to this list at least once before by Sean Chittenden.
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