From: David Thornton
Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 4:07 PM
To: 'Peter Scheffler' (E-mail)
Subject: config change

so the ram went in no problem. The config was changed as follows:

changed:
queue_directory = /var/ramdisk/0queue
to:
queue_directory = /var/ramdisk/group1/0queue

	group 1 server 0-3
	group 2 server 4-6
	group 3 server 7,8

changed /etc/rc.d/rc.local

from:
# create ramdisk
echo making ram disk
/sbin/mke2fs -m0 /dev/ram 500000

to:
# create ramdisk
echo making ram disk
/sbin/mke2fs -m0 /dev/ram0 525000
/sbin/mke2fs -m0 /dev/ram1 525000
/sbin/mke2fs -m0 /dev/ram2 525000

from:
# mount ramdisk
echo mounting ram disk
mount /dev/ram /var/ramdisk

to:
# mount ramdisk
echo mounting ram disk
mount /dev/ram0 /var/ramdisk/group1
mount /dev/ram1 /var/ramdisk/group2
mount /dev/ram2 /var/ramdisk/group3

changed:
# make the queue dirs
# as a note.  at any given time, utilization of the ramdisk was never more then 10%
echo making queue dir
mkdir /var/ramdisk/0queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/1queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/2queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/3queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/4queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/5queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/6queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/7queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/8queue

to:
# make the queue dirs
# as a note.  at any given time, utilization of the ramdisk was never more then 10%
echo making queue dir
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group1
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group2
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group3
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group1/0queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group1/1queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group1/2queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group1/3queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group2/4queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group2/5queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group2/6queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group3/7queue
mkdir /var/ramdisk/group3/8queue

change lilo:

from:
image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.14-5.0smp
        label=linuxram
        initrd=/boot/initrd-2.2.14-5.0smp.img
        read-only
        root=/dev/rd/c0d0p1
        ramdisk=500000
to:
image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.2.14-5.0smp
        label=linuxram
        initrd=/boot/initrd-2.2.14-5.0smp.img
        read-only
        root=/dev/rd/c0d0p1
        ramdisk=525000

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David Thornton
Bird on a Wire Networks
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