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From:Michael Widenius Date:January 4 2000 8:54pm
Subject:Re: I need more speed...
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>>>>> "Andy" == Andy  <andy1@stripped> writes:

Andy> At 11:28 PM 1/3/00 +0200, you wrote:
>> I don't want to start a WAR here, but it would be really interesting
>> to know how Linux would work in your situation;  FreeBSD may be
>> faster in handling disks, but Linux should be better to context
>> switch.  I don't really know which thing is more important for you :(
>> (Linux is much better than FreeBSD on handling multiple CPU:s, but at
>> least for the moment the CPU doesn't seem to be your bottleneck.)

Andy> In what ways is FreeBSD faster in handling disks? Is that advantage just for
Andy> IDE, or is FreeBSD faster in SCSI as well?

Sorry, but I really don't know;  FreeBSD users just keeps telling me
the above.  I have never got any real feeling of for which type of
jobs FreeBSD is better suited than Linux (or vice versa), except that
on SMP systems one should prefer Linux..

Andy> Any suggestions for speeding up disk I/O in Linux?

Tony posted a lot of things about this yesterday. The new file systems
that are coming will also be much faster...

Regards,
Monty
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