Subject: Re: Performance comparisons
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Brian Gregor <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 07/12/2000 10:22:43
Well, I was just taking the plots at face value & trying to
summarize them in a few words.  I'll leave the harded thinking
about them to those technically qualified to do so, which I am
not :-)


On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Brian Gregor wrote:
> : 	HTTP - both linux & FreeBSD clients.  Serving pages, CGI,
> : 	       NetBSD brought up the rear.  Serving large
> : 	       files, beat Solaris.
> This is a bit subjective.  There's some things, such as mmap()-vs-read(),
> which _significantly_ impact these numbers; in my own benchmarks, over 2
> years ago, NetBSD was far ahead of everyone but FreeBSD.