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OpenBSD performance tuning for desktop

Written by Solène, on 28 September 2016.
Tags: #openbsd60 #openbsd

I am using the following lines in my /etc/sysctl.conf file, this boosted the performance on my multiples OpenBSD desktop:

kern.maxvnodes=768000
kern.maxfiles=32768
kern.maxclusters=256000
kern.seminfo.semmni=1024
kern.seminfo.semmns=4096
kern.shminfo.shmmax=805306368
kern.bufcachepercent=90