slow tar performance on fbsd5

Ben Laurie ben at
Fri Oct 14 02:47:39 PDT 2005

JG wrote:
>>Now I say, what about
>># cpio -i < mysql-m.tgz
>>(assuming that mysql-m.tgz is in "tar" format)?
> Hello,
> idea is good, but the result is the same :/

The filesystem is _much_ slower in 5 than it is in 4. You can benchmark 
it with postmark (in the ports tree) - the difference is huge.

Not a good thing, IMNSHO!


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