mfs and buildworlds on da SunFire x4600
andrej at antiszoc.hu
Wed May 2 18:51:05 UTC 2007
Can you provide some more details about what's not working? Someone may
be interested in (at least trying) fixing these bugs. :)
Did you try buildworld with -j option?
Mars G. Miro wrote:
> I got my hands on a SunFire x4600. This is a dual-core 8-way
> Opteron (dmesg shows 16 CPUs) w/c has 32G RAM. FreeBSD 6.2/amd64 runs
> fine on it despite:
> - 'reboot' doesnt work, machine just hangs in there.
> - front USB ports wont work for a USB keyboard, just use da ports at
> da back.
> I've read a lot of threads in da past (and da BSDCan 2006 paper)
> regarding mfs on /usr/src and /usr/obj to speed up buildworlds,
> unfortunately it doesnt seem to improve things. I've tried both a
> malloc and swap based async non-softupdates mfs (and rebooted da box
> every after) but my buildworld speeds seem to be just da same as I do
> it on da MPT SAS disk w/c is just around ~18mins.
> Yeah, i know there's da tmpfs project but I was just wondering if I
> may have missed somthing in my mfs adventures.
> Thanks ;-)
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