Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

Uwe Laverenz uwe at
Sun Dec 7 20:29:38 PST 2008

Wojciech Puchar schrieb:

> it's faster on that benchmark. but i think low MAXPHYS may be a problem. 
> i changed it to 1MB everywhere.

I've found that increasing vfs.read_max increases read performance quite 
a bit in bonnie++ benchmarks.

sysctl vfs.read_max=32


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