On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 09:47:23 -0700 (PDT)
Danial Thom <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> --- "Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC"
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > 
> > On Jul 13, 2006, at 9:22 AM, Danial Thom wrote:
> > 
> > > Simply enabling SMP on a single processor
> > system
> > > adds 20-25% overhead in freebsd 6.1. Again,
> > > readily admitted/accepted by the developers.
> > > There is no way to recover that in
> > efficiency, at
> > > least not for a long time.
> > 
> > So don't enable SMP on a single cpu system. 
> > Easy enough to avoid.
> > 
> > Chad
> Don't use SMP, because the overhead stays with 2
> processors, with little additional benefit (as
> other tests show).

Could you please provide evidence of your assertion (or, at the
very least, a link)?

As I said before, I don't doubt that there's overhead in
running an SMP FreeBSD system, but I strongly believe that this
overhead is overcome by the advantages of running such a set-up
on a multi-processor machine. That having been said, if you
have evidence to the contrary I imagine there'd be many that
would like to hear about it.

> Easy enough to avoid.
> Are you people stupid or delusional?

Careful, mate. I tend to believe that it's wise, at least from a
PR point of view, to assume you're in the wrong until proven
otherwise. If you can prove otherwise, please do so. In the
mean time, I suggest you adopt a more friendly tone: The people
on this list are here to help you, but asserting that they're
either stupid or delusional ain't gonna get you any help in a

> DT
Nick Withers
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