9.1 AMD64 multitasking efficiency low

Mike Jakubik mike.jakubik at intertainservices.com
Wed Mar 6 18:02:41 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-02-13 at 13:30 +0100, CeDeROM wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Christian Gusenbauer <c47g at gmx.at> wrote:
> > It has something to do with the drive. I've just connected my external drive
> > to the Intel controller and copied some GB of data around without performance
> > impacts! So my new WDC drive works on both the JMicron and the Intel
> > controller.
> On the other hand these drivers work very well on other operating
> systems like WIndows and Linux, so I would rather suspect some
> SCSI/CAM/SATA issues on the FreeBSD side...?

I have the same issues on my system. Whenever heavy IO occurs, such as
extracting a large tar, my desktop (Xorg + KDE4) becomes completely
unusable, i can not even type anything in to an already opened text

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