[Pvfs2-developers] CoalescingLowWatermark values
rross at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Jun 27 16:33:44 EDT 2006
Let's just make sure this is documented somewhere...
Phil Carns wrote:
> Ah, Ok. That makes sense. I was thinking about the low water mark the
> wrong way.
> Sam Lang wrote:
>> On June 27, 2006, at 2:21PM, Phil Carns wrote:
>>> Should the CoalescingLowWatermark config file parameter support
>>> "infinity" as a valid value, just as the CoalescingHighWatermark does?
>>> If I understand correctly, one could turn off syncing altogether by
>>> setting both to infinity and disabling TroveSyncMeta. I think you
>>> can accomplish the same thing by using -1 as the value, but
>>> "infinity" is a little easier to understand.
>> Its actually a less-than check, rather than a less-than-or-equals.
>> So the LowWatermark can be set to 0 if you never want to sync. If
>> that seems counter intuitive I can change it to be infinity, but the
>> low watermark acts as a lower bound, so setting it to infinity seems
>> counter-intuitive to me.
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