Subject: Re: Sigh, will DSSI disks *ever* work with NetBSD?
To: None <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
Date: 11/22/2002 15:14:29
On Friday, November 22, 2002, at 03:03 PM, Stanley Reynolds wrote:
>>    You got better performance over the 3.3MB/sec
>> qbus than an CPU-based
>> controller?  That's one I'd have to see for myself,
>> I think.
> Yes, we did benchmarks on both random and sequential
> reads of large and small blocks. We also did
> benchmarks on CPU performance. We also ran a mix of
> benchmarks to measure CPU utilization, there was no
> question that the DSSI disk were slower and showed no
> advantage.

   Wow, that's a big surprise.  So the only advantage of DSSI in those 
situations is its cluster interconnect capability.


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