[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 8.1 RC1 x64 installation experience

Mike Bybee mbybee at dometrilogy.com
Thu Jun 24 14:44:02 PDT 2010


On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 9:19 AM, rascal <rascal at tiscali.cz> wrote:

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> On 24.6.2010 15:41, Mike Bybee wrote:
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> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 6:22 AM, Mike Bybee <mbybee at dometrilogy.com>wrote:
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>>  On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 1:41 AM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua>wrote:
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>>> 22.06.2010 22:46, rascal пишет:
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>>  2)It takes quite long time to boot from flash drive (now maybe my flash
>>>> drive is slow at this, I don't know, but it's supposed to be fast one). But
>>>> I guess those modules (included wireless) are needed for the live cd mode,
>>>> so they have to be loaded anyway.
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>>>  Well, it's slowly boots nowadays from CD/DVD too.
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>>  I do this a lot, but I never tried comparing the boot times linux vs
>> BSD. I'll do this and see how big a difference there is. I know PC-BSD is
>> quite a lot slower than Ubuntu, but not sure if it's a minute or two or like
>> 10. I'll report on it.
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>  Ok, comparisons on the same machine (both with the same 10s wait prompt,
> so I am removing it from the values), on the same system with the same Sony
> 16GB USB flash drive.
> Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop x86: ~35 seconds
> PC-BSD 8.1 RC 1 x86: ~90 seconds
> This is stopwatch time, 4 tests each. There was very little variance in the
> boot results.
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>  So yes - PC-BSD does boot much slower.
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> The booting time was just a general complain to see if it's just my laptop
> or if others have the same too. Although it's not perfect, I think it's one
> time activity, so it does not bother the average user, who install the
> system just once in a while.
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I didn't check install time - just boot time. I reboot my laptop pretty much
daily, but my desktop rarely.


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>     That's all for now, expect another similar email with
>>>> post-installation comments.
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>>>> foxx
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