Benchmark (Phoronix): FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 vs. Oracle Linux 6.1Server

Gót András andrej at
Thu Dec 15 12:07:00 UTC 2011

It would be also nice to see whether compiling the kernel and the world 
for the specific machine counts. I think it's an advantage of FreeBSD, 
but never could do a benchmark comparing this.


15.12.2011 12:19 napján Michael Larabel ezt írta:
> On 12/15/2011 05:02 AM, Steven Hartland wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Michael Larabel" 
>> <michael.larabel at>
>>> I was the on that carried out the testing and know that it was on 
>>> the same system.
>>> All of the testing, including the system tables, is fully 
>>> automated. Under FreeBSD sometimes the parsing of some component 
>>> strings isn't as nice as Linux and other supported operating systems 
>>> by the Phoronix Test Suite. For the BSD motherboard string parsing 
>>> it's grabbing hw.vendor/hw.product from sysctl. Is there a better 
>>> place to read the motherboard DMI information from?
>> dmidecode may provide better info?
>>    Regards
>>    Steve
> dmidecode is used on Linux for parsing some of the hardware
> information. I think I looked at using it for BSD too, but offhand I
> don't recall what the problem was. I'll check into it again with the
> latest release when time allows.
> Michael
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