Also seeing 2 x quad-core system slower that 2 x dual core

Claus Guttesen kometen at
Thu Nov 29 07:57:36 PST 2007

> I think I also just came up against the same effect that the original poster
> saw. I have two sets of machines here - one is a pair of dual core Xeons,
> the other a pair of quad core Xeons. They are HP servers, more or less
> identical apart from the processors I belive.
> Both have 7.0-BETA3 installed, and the same config on them with the
> same files.  I am trying to delete a gigabyte of files using 'rm -rf'
> On the dual core processors this takes about 20 seconds. On the quad
> cores it takes about 3 minutes! This is true for both the 32 and 64 bit
> versions of FreeBSD :-(

ULE- or 4BSD-scheduler?

Bit OT: Are the servers DL360 or DL380 (G5)? I will upgrade a DL380
server from 6.2 to 7.0 (beta3) in order to gain some performance


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the gentlest gamester is the soonest winner.


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