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Re: question about access_log buffer size

Igor Sysoev
February 25, 2010 07:18AM
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 01:16:04PM +0800, yong xue wrote:

> The *access_log* directive sets the path, format and buffer size for the
> access log file. Using "off" as the only parameter clears all
> *access_log* directives
> for the current level. If the format is not indicated, it defaults to
> "combined" <http://wiki.nginx.org/NginxHttpLogModule#log_format_combined>.
> The size of buffer must not exceed the size of the atomic record for writing
> into the disk file. This size is not limited for FreeBSD 3.0-6.0.
>
> this is quoted from wiki.nginx.org.
> My server is running linux 2.6.16.
> I dont know the size of the atomic record for writing into the disk file.
> Can somebody help me?
>
> I googled, but cannot make sure that the linux write system call is atomic.

Linux shell ensure atomic write for PIP_BUF, i.e. 4K. However, I believe
this value is much more for regular files, so you may try to set 32k.


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question about access_log buffer size

yong xue February 25, 2010 12:20AM

Re: question about access_log buffer size

Igor Sysoev February 25, 2010 07:18AM

Re: question about access_log buffer size

yong xue February 25, 2010 10:12AM



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