FreeBSD vs Ubuntu - Discuss...

Dieter freebsd at
Tue Sep 29 04:07:50 UTC 2009

In message <cone.1254181613.595484.57677.1000 at>, Francisco Reyes writes:
> Steven Hartland writes:
> > Just noticed the following posted on phoronix:
> >
> > Comments?
> This was discussed in detail in slashdot.. starting with the fact that most 
> likely debug switches were not turned off for FreeBSD.

"All of the FreeBSD and Ubuntu options were left at their defaults."

My question is why is FreeBSD's disk i/o performance so bad?
Not just in the benchmarks with debugging on, but in real world usage
where it actually matters.

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