rc.d script to load kernel modules

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 19:34:27 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Gary Palmer <gpalmer at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 02:56:31PM -0400, Jason Hellenthal wrote:
>> So technically here a ZFS only install is lacking the speed in which
>> modules are loaded. I would prefer to find out why and fix that before
>> we go about adding new functionality to rcNG.
> As I believe Doug has already said, its not just loading modules from ZFS.
> In my experience, loading modules via loader.conf from UFS on i386 is
> significantly slower than once the kernel has booted on both of my systems
> here.  I think I've tried it and its not a disk thing as its slow loading from
> flash media also.

    Dumb questions:
    1. Has anyone benchmarked the two methods in parallel? If so
what's the delta?
    2. Has anyone tried to determine why it is that way?

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