Are there any numbers or technical papers? Just out of curiosity. Cheers, Oliver
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 06:10:50PM +0200, Kris Kennaway wrote: > RW wrote: > >> The FreeBSD response was to make the kernel more SMP friendly with >> finer-grained locking, and to bring-in the ULE scheduler. Dragonfly BSD >> was a fork off 4.x by people who thought a more radical kernel rewrite >> was needed. Their kernel avoids a lot of the locking problems by using >> message queues. > > Just to clarify, that was the theory and intention behind Dragonfly, but in > practise they have yet to achieve it after 4 years and any benefits of > their ideas remain unproven. Basically they have achieved no performance > gains on SMP and have effectively abandoned working on it. > > Kris > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Why did the Lord give us so much quickness of movement unless it was to avoid responsibility with? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"