mps(4) driver (LSI 6Gb SAS) commited to stable/8

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Fri Feb 18 23:55:20 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:13 PM, Jeremy Chadwick
<freebsd at>wrote:

> No -- /dev/urandom maybe, but not /dev/random.  /dev/urandom will also
> induce significantly higher CPU load than /dev/zero will.  Don't forget
> that ZFS is a processor-centric (read: no offloading) system.

/dev/urandom is linked to /dev/random.  Is there some other difference I'm
not aware of, or are you confusing it with Linux's random?

Adam Vande More

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