Great Filesystem Shoot-out

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Sep 2 14:41:02 MDT 2005


Pentium-M Thinkpad T41 laptop --
   Gentoo
   ReiserFS with noatime option
   1700 MHz, but clocked down to 600 MHz (to save power)
   60 GB, IDE, 5400 RPM
   2.854548

Same laptop, but using /dev/shm --
   0.535151

Pentium II server --
   Gentoo
   ReiserFS with noatime option
   333 MHz
   80 GB, IDE, 7200 RPM
   25.111419

Athlon64 3200+ desktop --
   Gentoo
   ReiserFS with noatime option
   2.0 GHz
   250 GB, SATA, 7200 RPM
   2.298759

Same Athlon64, but using /dev/shm --
   0.469379

Shane



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