adding an extra hard disk and adding space to /usr

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Sat Nov 4 17:09:34 UTC 2006

On Sat, 04 Nov 2006 13:39:48 +0100
"O. Hartmann" <ohartman at> wrote:

> You should also put /usr/src and /usr/obj on different devices,
> prefereably /usr/obj not on the system or any high I/O data device (if
> not on RAID). This speeds up buildworld!

Does this make a real difference? Ie, does it cut the buildworld time
in half, or at least cut off a third of buildworld time?

Assuming i386 with ata disks, or amd64 with sata disks?

Inquring minds want to know.
Torfinn Ingolfsen,

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