Phoronix Benchmarks: Waht's wrong with FreeBSD 8.0?
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon Nov 30 13:47:06 UTC 2009
In response to Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org>:
> Thomas Backman wrote:
> > On Nov 30, 2009, at 9:47 AM, O. Hartmann wrote:
> >> I'm just wondering what's wrong with FreeBSD 8.0/amd64 when I read the Benchmarks on Phoronix.org's website. Especially FreeBSD's threaded I/O shows in contrast to all claims that have been to be improoved the opposite.
> > Corrected link: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=freebsd8_benchmarks&num=1
> > And yeah, quite honestly: disk scheduling in FreeBSD appears to suck... The only reason I'm not switching from Linux. :(
"All operating systems were left with their default options during the
It's common knowledge that the default value for vfs.read_max is non-
optimal for most hardware and that significant performance improvements
can be made in most cases by raising it.
While it would be nice if FreeBSD shipped with a more performant default
setting, it would also be nice if mindless benchmark drones would quit
assuming that every system ships pre-configured to perform optimally in
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