Subject: Re: FreeBSD Bus DMA
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
Date: 06/12/1998 14:29:38
Perry E. Metzger writes:
> "John S. Dyson" writes:
> > You are misstating my claims, and I hope you meant to by mistake, becuase
> > otherwise your ethics should be challenged. Didn't I say that our
> > compiles are 3 times faster? I thought that is what I said. BTW,
> > they are. (Okay, they might be 2.5X or somesuch.) Of course I am
> > talking about a huge project, about the size of a make world, and
> > I qualified it as such.
> Actually, you never qualified it as such.
> However, lets see if I can get this straight.
> You compile a DIFFERENT CODE BASE, ON A DIFFERENT MACHINE, THREE TIMES
> This is a benchmark?
Perry, please calm yourself.
FreeBSD already implemented merged VM & buffer cache which we (NetBSD)
don't have, yet.
So, it doesn't surprise me that sometimes FreeBSD is 3 times faster
than NetBSD on some disk-related benchmark such as make world.
(Of course, not always, but sometimes)