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From: noam@pixelhero.dev
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] iounit: bump it across the board
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 11:08:36 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <41499E0C845E5125DEB144C0198E2753@pixelhero.dev> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <F1388103CC957DBB7A7B7B5E2370147A@eigenstate.org>

Quoth ori@eigenstate.org:
> Quoth ori@eigenstate.org:
> the other reason is that you can have a lot of in flight
> 9p buffers at once; up to 64k per connection. Most of the
> time there will be fewer, but not always. But even a few
> hundred 1 meg buffers is a lot of memory on smaller modern
> systems.

Are those buffers static? If they're dynamically allocated, I 
doubt it'd be an issue; I'm thinking of a use case where e.g.
file systems use large iounit but drivers use a small one.

That seems best of both worlds: minimal consumption where more
isn't needed, higher resource usage where it's beneficial and

- Noam Preil

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-06-09 15:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-09  3:47 ori
2022-06-09  4:42 ` noam
2022-06-09 13:36   ` ori
2022-06-09 13:40     ` ori
2022-06-09 14:10       ` hiro
2022-06-09 15:08       ` noam [this message]
2022-06-09 16:31         ` ori
2022-07-03  0:41           ` ori

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