Benchmarks

hint – A scalable benchmark for testing CPU and memory

hint – A scalable benchmark for testing CPU and memory I was about to change the 486 in fred.nz.freebsd.org for a Pentium.  I installed and used hint to see the performance differences. Installing hint hint is available in the ports under /usr/ports/benchmarks/hint.   Because I had all the port skeletons installed, the installation was simple: …

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rawio – testing device performance

rawio – testing device performance After I installed vinum, I wanted to compare the performance of the vinum and non-vinum volumes.  I was told about Greg Lehay’s benchmark program, rawio. From man rawio: rawio tests the speed of the low-level character I/O device special in a concurrent environment. It is intended for comparisons of storage …

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