hard drive bench

Stefan A. Deutscher sa.deutscher at tiscali.de
Sun Nov 23 13:50:11 PST 2003

On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 08:58:54PM +0100, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> Hi :)
> Is there a hard drive speed measurement available for FreeBSD ?
> I don't need anything fancy, just something like "hdparm -t" under Linux.
> Thanks.

Hi Antoine,

 check out bonnie from the ports tree and make sure the test files are
at least the size of your RAM. Otherwise you'll be measuring the speed
of the caching system, which is pretty fast on BSD.

 Cheers, Stefan

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