hard drive bench

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Sun Nov 23 16:35:08 PST 2003

On Sunday, 23 November 2003 at 23:01:21 +0000, Stefan A. Deutscher wrote:
> 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.
>  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.

Bonnie is for measuring system throughput, not disks.  Try rawio for
disks alone.

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