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Old 23rd May 2009
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Both ocicat and Oko have explained the security aspect of your post, so I'll move onto the SSD issues.

pciide0 at pci0 dev 31 function 2 "Intel 82801GBM SATA" rev 0x02: DMA, channel 0 wired to compatibility, channel 1 wired to compatibility
wd0 at pciide0 channel 1 drive 0: <P-SSD1800>
wd0: 1-sector PIO, LBA, 7695MB, 15761088 sectors
wd0(pciide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 4

This is your controller and drive as detected by OpenBSD, it appears to be running in PCI IDE compatibility mode..

Now considering you have an Intel SATA controller, the AHCI specification might be supported.. Try looking in your BIOS for a relevant configuration setting, if you do find it.. you'll have to edit /etc/fstab first and change wd* to sd*.

Hope that helps, perhaps it'll fix the speed issues you're noticing.. Windows XP doesn't support AHCI without 3rd party drivers, this is why some vendors disable it by default.
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