[rescue] can you explain these SCSI numbers?

Kris Kirby kris at catonic.net
Tue Apr 8 00:25:56 CDT 2003

On Mon, 7 Apr 2003, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> Why does the SS5 beat the SS10?

> cache issues.  Platform was OpenBSD, which uses just 5% of RAM as
> buffer for the filesystem.

The SS5 beats the SS10 because it has more RAM. And OBSD is not flushing
out dirty pages, thus recently requested information is still in RAM.

Time to use a disk-level benchmark -- not OS....

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