Subject: Re: NetBSD 1.6.1, FreeBSD 5 and OpenBSD and Linux 2.4/6 scalability
To: None <>
From: Emre Yildirim <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/19/2003 21:16:26
I sent him an e-mail and it looks like he's going to do more benchmarks in the
future :)

> Maybe you should do another benchmark like this, once NetBSD 2.0 and
> FreeBSD 5.2 come out.


I am also thinking about doing a benchmark after an expert for each OS
tuned it to the best of his abilities.


Once upon a time Chuck Yerkes proclaimed:
> Quoting Christoph Egger (
>> > You've probably seen this already, but there is an interesting article
>> > here:
>> >
>> >
>> It would be interesting to know how MacOSX and Solaris scales compared to
>> them... :)
> And WinXP and WinNT and Win2003.
> I believe that if Apple and Sun lent him boxes, he'd be happy to
> do it, but my sense is that he put this on his laptop as a test
> box using what he had available.
> He appears willing to redo some of the tests (OpenBSD 3.4-stable
> rather than a -current taken a couple weeks after the tree was
> unfrozen for its biannual "get is stable and release").
> Ted's comments also come into play:  By doing just part of what
> a web server does, he's happens to hit a worse case of performance;
> not something expected when a web server does this whole thing.