FreeBSD 8.0 Performance (at Phoronix)

Antony Mawer lists at
Wed Dec 2 09:01:40 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 12:25 AM, Robert Watson <rwatson at> wrote:
> For tests that depend on file system namespace operations, seeing a
> measurement comparing ZFS directly would be interesting; likewise, perhaps
> using async file system mounts on FreeBSD without soft updates.  Jeff's
> forthcoming journaling changes would also be interesting to consider, but
> I'm not sure to what extent he'll see performance improvements, or whether
> it's just about the consistency improvements for his SU+J work.

Is there any information about what these journaling changes are or
what they involve? I would be interested to keep tabs on any ongoing
work being done on journalling for UFS...


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