Performance 4.x vs. 6.x

Mike Horwath drechsau at Geeks.ORG
Sat Oct 14 21:19:15 UTC 2006

On Sat, Oct 14, 2006 at 01:30:02PM -0700, Danial Thom wrote:
> You should try the new 10K WD drives (the ones that just came
> out). They kick butt.  Unfortunately, I'd have to use FreeBSD 6 to
> use them, so I have to stick with SCSI on 4.x to get maximum
> performance.

You are so completely wrong.

The 10K WD disks are fully usuable under FreeBSD 4.x.

In fact, I have more than 8 systems doing such, using 10K WD Raptor
drives and FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE.

Where do people come up with these statements?

Mike Horwath, reachable via drechsau at Geeks.ORG

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