[Mimedefang] Re: large mimedefang setup

Royce Williams royce.williams at acsalaska.net
Sun Jul 18 11:08:47 EDT 2004

Rob wrote, On 7/17/2004 12:07 AM:

> Assuming you've got a reasonable amount of memory for use as a file system
> cache then under 5.x with SoftUpdates any file that lives for less than 10
> seconds won't be written to the disk (so I'm told).  Given how rare it is even
> with multiple RBL and RAZOR lookups for a scan to last beyond 10 seconds that
> makes the use of a memory based filesystem largely pointless under 5.x.

Definitely agreed -- no special setup on our end other than soft
updates, and the disk access is actually pretty infrequent.


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