FreeBSD 7 on old SMP server?
maxx at mobistarmail.be
Fri Dec 14 09:32:36 PST 2007
On 14 Dec 2007 12:48:55 +0100
vermaden <vermaden at interia.pl> wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > I have an old netfinity 7000 (Quad PIII 500, 1Gb RAM) running 6.2
> > at the moment. I was wondering if it will take benefit of all the
> > SMP improvement of 7 or is it too old? It runs a few postgresql
> > databases, peak loads in the 2 to 4 range.
> FreeBSD 7 will be doing a lot better there, since FreeBSD 6 does not scale so well.
> You may want to check these:
Thanks for that,
I guess it's time to update and re-test my backups before an upgrade to 7...
I think I've found something to do next week-end... Now explore the changelog for any showstoppers.
Regards and thanks again,
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