BSD KVM VPS - Feathur control panel settings

So second part of series is here. You might wanna read first part here to know what's going on in here.

So title says:  Feathur control panel settings

Right, BlueVM (affiliate link) created their own control panel, because they had some security issues with 3th party ones. But that's not the reason why I wanna write about it. The reason is something I mentioned in previous post: they let you change some settings. So that would be the first step - understand what it means.

So paste from previous part:

Network cards: 
realtek 8139
Intel (recommended)
realtek 8029

Disk driver:
IDE (recommended)

Pretty much this goes easy. I mean research. Kinda.

The best results I should be able to get with VirtIO. What I mean with "kinda" is that it works like that with Linux. With BSD reports vary. Depending on what OS and what version.

So yeah, I am gonna try most of BSD distros and do some tests.

What kind of test would you recommend? I asked on Google+ BSD community but didn't get a lot of ideas.

I installed FreeBSD 9.2 with SCSI driver and Realtek, but both download speed and disk results were bad. Don't remember them, but no matter, I will write about it later.

I decided to install OpenBSD first and then do tests with FreeBSD when 10 is out. Because installing software with FreeBSD ports is not that fun one would thought.

Jan Hovancik

software developer - guitar player - poetry lover