>This sounds like you are using the block device and not the raw
>device on NetBSD (e.g. /dev/ld0d instead of /dev/rld0d). For
>comparisons with diskutility you should also use a much larger
>block size (e.g. 1024k).
dd if=/dev/rdk0 of=/dev/null bs=1024k
^C93836+0 records in
93836+0 records out
98394177536 bytes transferred in 258.920 secs (380017679 bytes/sec)
# dd if=/dev/rdk1 of=/dev/null bs=1024k
^C57226+0 records in
57226+0 records out
60005810176 bytes transferred in 207.282 secs (289488764 bytes/sec)
So how do I increase read writes to my drive.. to I need to write with 1024k block.. but the server is going to be used as database and not file sharing. Any tweaks you can recommend.. I am using gpt for configure the drive..