Performance of 4.x vs 5.x (Re: Lifetime of FreeBSD branches)

Vivek Khera vivek at
Tue May 24 07:11:26 PDT 2005

On May 23, 2005, at 3:51 PM, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> actually benchmarked this on the package build machines, and found
> that 5.4 outperforms 4.11 by at least 10% when performing identical
> workloads on identical UP hardware :-)

I have a pair of twin dual opteron boxes built about 1 month apart.   
One is about 5% faster than the other running 5.4-RELEASE-p1.  No  
idea why.

Vivek Khera, Ph.D.
+1-301-869-4449 x806

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list