Some Unix benchmarks for those who are interesed

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Thu Mar 8 16:54:29 UTC 2007

Fluffles wrote:

> The bonnie Per Char-benchmark is often bottlenecked by the CPU since it
> requires either a lot of cpu power or a lot of memory activity; both
> which puts demands on the cpu. If i see only 0.5MB in the Per
> Char-benchmark, i would suspect a slow CPU. Slow is a relative term
> though; C3 can be powerful enough for the task you bought it, so i don't
> want to discredit it.

I'm really puzzled by your high per-char results in bonnie++. Can you
run it on a single disk? I've run it many times, both on hardware and
software RAIDs and have never seen results > 1 MB/s on FreeBSD (Linux is
a different matter...)

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