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Date:      Thu, 23 Jan 2003 12:37:31 -0500 (EST)
From:      Kenneth Culver <culverk@yumyumyum.org>
To:        Atte Peltomaki <atte.peltomaki@iki.fi>
Cc:        freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Performance problems with 5.0-RELEASE
Message-ID:  <20030123123522.C9068-100000@alpha.yumyumyum.org>
In-Reply-To: <20030123162644.GA560@naama>

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> I hope someone could bring light to what's going on. Alltho I'm not
> whining, I knew what I was getting myself into when I installed 5.0, it
> would be nice get things solved, for FreeBSD's sake already.

Did you by any chance build your own kernel? If so did you leave things
like this in:

options         INVARIANTS              #Enable calls of extra sanity
options         INVARIANT_SUPPORT       #Extra sanity checks of internal
options         WITNESS                 #Enable checks to detect deadlocks
options         WITNESS_SKIPSPIN        #Don't run witness on spinlocks

These will significantly slow down a FreeBSD machine. They're there mainly
for debugging purposes, but if you want speed you should take them out.

Ken


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