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Re: OpenBSD Performance



On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Denis A. Doroshenko wrote:

> well, returning to openbsd i may say that for those ~2 years i use it i 
> saw not less than a hundred power fails (my openbsd boxes never had an 
> ups :-/), but no one of them caused something more that just "marking 
> filesystem clean". 

I've lost files...once.  The fact that it was my fstab was a big pain in
the ass though.  I hadda whip out disklabel mount/umount everything to
figure it out.

> almost all data transfers inside the kernel. with new pciide openbsd must 
> rock badly. 

Mmmm... Indeed.  I get about 6MBps to my one disk and better than 10MBps
between disks, and they're both just 3600 RPM AFAIK.  (dd to a file on FFS
gives almost equiv perf.  dd to a file on ext2 blows, but so it goes.)
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