[Mailman-Users] know to mkfs /var/spool with a higher inode

alex wetmore alex at phred.org
Mon Jun 18 19:16:42 CEST 2001

On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Bob Puff at NLE wrote:
> >   Yes, real mail admins know to mkfs /var/spool with a higher inode
> >   count than the rest of their systems.  I'll let you guess what
> >   percentage of mail admins actually do.
> >
> > There are quite a few lists out there running off i486 boxes with
> > small disks.  Some of them have nice bandwidth but have horrible
> > disk IO.
> Ok, I'll byte.  man mkfs tells of no options.  HOWTO?

Which operating system?

On FreeBSD I'd use the -i option on newfs.  This is well documented
in the newfs man page.


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