Going OT For David - RE: [Mimedefang] mail server performence declain

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Sep 20 09:00:47 EDT 2005

John Scully wrote:

> Gigabyte recently (Aug 25th ) announced a $50 battery protected PCI/SATA
> ramdisk card.

I assume that doesn't include the RAM?

Using this for the Sendmail queue directory and the MIMEDefang spool
directory will probably make things incredibly fast.  Using it for
/var/spool/mqueue will be a huge win, because Sendmail is paranoid about
syncing to disk; a battery-backed RAM disk makes sync operations almost



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