Performance question

Lindsay Snider lindsay at
Wed Oct 8 20:03:05 IST 2003

On Wednesday 08 October 2003 14:33, Alan Fiebig wrote:
> >Does it speed up if you turn syslog off?
> I stopped sendmail so no new messages would be added to,
> then counted how many were in the queue, waited, then counted again.
> So, the results are:
>   1,300/10 min  virus:on        spam:on         syslog:on
>   2,200/10 min  virus:on        spam:on         syslog:off

I'd suggest that you are i/o bound if turning syslog off helped performance 
almost by a factor of 2.

> -Alan

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