Great Filesystem Shoot-out

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Sep 2 15:49:59 MDT 2005


Mitch Anderson wrote:
> the differences between the 2.4 and 2.6 kernel are considerable...
> 
> == System 1 ==
> OS: CentOS release 3.5 (Final)
> System: Dell 1650
> CPU: Intel Pentium III 1400MHz
> RAM: 1GB
> Disks: 3x 36GB 10,000 RPM RAID 5 (Seagate I believe...) SCSI 160
> FileSystem: ext3 journaled
> Time1: 17.382799
> Time2: 13.219695
> 
> == System 2 ==
> OS: CentOS release 4.1 (Final)
> System: Dell 1650
> CPU: Intel Pentium III 1400MHz
> RAM: 1GB
> Disks: 3x 36GB 10,000 RPM RAID 5 (Seagate I believe...) SCSI 160
> FileSystem: ext3 journaled
> Time1: 3.618786
> Time2: 3.441910

Are system 1 and system 2 actually the same system, or two systems with 
identical hardware (but different software)?

Shane



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