sysbench / fileio - Linux vs. FreeBSD

Max Laier max at
Sat Jun 5 17:43:28 UTC 2010

On Saturday 05 June 2010 01:58:35 Adam PAPAI wrote:
> Why FreeBSD is supreme with 1 and 2 thread. And why is it 2 and 3 times
> slower with 4-8-16-32 threads compared to Debian? The first two tests (1
> thread and 2 thread) showed me that FreeBSD is supreme in I/O, but later
> tests showed me, that it can produce horrible I/O.
> How can I tune my disk to make it faster? Is it possible? What is the
> reason of the really slow I/O with more than 4 threads? What do you
> recommend me to do? Why is it damn slow with 8K blocksize?

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