Subject: Re: Performance comparisons
To: Tyler Mitchell <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 07/18/2000 20:52:54
On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 06:14:02PM -0500, Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> It should be done each way.  For example, ffs is the filesystem that
> NetBSD uses by default and ext2fs is the filesystem that Linux uses as
> default.  So the default filesystem should be compared, as well as the
> comparison as to how well it handles other filesystems.

For sure NetBSD's ext2fs will have very poor performances, because of
implementenation issues (there's no clustered I/O, because of the small ext2fs
block size).

Manuel Bouyer <>