Quote Originally Posted by squirrl View Post
For raw performance, revert back to Slackware 12.0, Ubuntu 7.10, Suse 10.3?, Fedora 7

Port the drivers in the new kernel back to the old. There is a free book: http://lwn.net/Kernel/LDD3/

Show them you dislike change!

Here's a book on NETBSD drivers. It's my new project to learn a different approach.
http://www.netbsd.org/docs/kernel/ddwg.html
Yeah and loose real performance boost. Why not JUST change file system or its mount options?