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Old 17th November 2008
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Default FreeBSD + Disk speed

I got IDE disk (160G) and SATA150(250G) disk
Currently:
FreeBSD is on SATA disk
Torrents are downloaded to SATA disk
Files are archived on IDE disk...

I'm wondering if this setup would be better in terms of performance:
FreeBSD on IDE
Files archived on IDE
Torrents are downloaded to SATA
/usr/ports on SATA (optional)
/usr/src on SATA (optional)
/tmp on SATA (optional)

I use my pc for desktop.
I download torrents a lot (at high speed)...
and i think once FreeBSD is loaded disk usage for it is very minimal
That;s why i'm thinking if putting FreeBSD on slower disk, and running most things that needs speed on faster disk would increase performance...

Bough disks are and will be encrypted


Code:
Filesystem         Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/ad4s1a        496M     51M    405M    11%    /
devfs              1.0K    1.0K      0B   100%    /dev
/dev/ad4s2.elig    5.9G    449M    5.0G     8%    /home
/dev/ad4s2.elif     12G     32K     11G     0%    /tmp
/dev/ad4s2.elid    9.8G    3.6G    5.5G    40%    /usr
/dev/ad4s2.elie    1.0G    150M    777M    16%    /var
/dev/ad4s3.elid    200G     48G    136G    26%    /home/Files
/dev/ad0s1d.eli    146G     64G     71G    48%    /home/Archive
ad4 is SATA
ad0 is IDE
atm
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