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Old 12th April 2013
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Originally Posted by J65nko View Post
BTW If you ever are going to use OpenBSD you have to kick the habit of kernel tuning.
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More people have broken their system by trying to tweak their kernel than have improved system operation. There are some people that believe that you must customize your kernel and system for optimum performance, but this is not true for OpenBSD. Only the most advanced and knowledgeable users with the most demanding applications need to worry about a customized kernel or system.
IMHO this advice applies to FreeBSD as well. `Tuning' your kernel usually gives you negligible performance gains at best, and while making a custom kernel is easier than on OpenBSD, there are still plenty of things you can do wrong.

If you have performance problems on your VPS, post your problems, perhaps we can help with those.
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.
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