FreeBSD 8.0 Performance (at Phoronix)

Alexander Motin mav at
Tue Dec 1 15:49:20 UTC 2009

Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
> to make use of all this new stuff I need to run HEAD ? as former HEAD was born recently as 8.0R and the new stuff in it is big compared to 7.x, I'd like to use it from RELENG_8. is this possible ?

You need to run recent 8-STABLE and load ahci kernel module. It is not
included into default GENERIC kernel yet, due to work in progress.
8.0-RELEASE also includes some of that code, but on much earlier
development stage.

> my hardware would be NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI motherboard and Seagate ES.2 disks.

OK. Make sure that you have AHCI SATA mode enabled in BIOS.

Alexander Motin

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