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Re: [Xen-users] Spectacularly disappointing disk throughput

Hi Chris,

yes the PV disk and network drivers make the difference between heaven
and hell for FreeBSD domUs.
Do not bother with any more benchmarks until you have them working :)

2012/2/3 Chris Marget <chris@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:14 PM, <admin@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I would not read too much into these performance numbers.  I have found that 
>> FreeNAS is pretty slow even directly on physical hardware.  Using exactly 
>> the same hardware, OpenSolaris or Nexenta is way faster than FreeNAS.

FreeNAS will completely pwn both on a 256MB system ;)
But yes, in general it's slower; I also kept using FreeNAS instead of
Nexenta due to the smaller footprint and, my, I loved the clean UI,
until they redid it for (as the log said "adding more round edges")

> I don't expect it to be blazingly fast -- that's not really a priority.


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