LINUX vs FreeBSD mysql performance using a large RT database

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Oct 20 19:31:47 UTC 2006

In response to Mike Tancsa <mike at>:
> One strange thing is that FreeBSD thinks the box really has 5G of 
> RAM, which is does not. Its just 4G.... However I am pretty sure 
> thats just a cosmetic bug.

Cool information, kind of blows the "FreeBSD's performance sucks"
argument out of the water.  Thanks for taking the time to run the
tests and post!

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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