-RC1 more stable when compared to -STABLE

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Oct 20 14:47:25 PDT 2004

On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 06:33:23PM -0300, Patrick Tracanelli wrote:
> Recently I was running a number of tests against 5.3-STABLE (btw, 
> RELENG_5 labeling the system as 5.3-STABLE might be very confusing in a 
> situation where there's not even a 5.3-RELEASE yet, if one doesnt follow 
> how -STABLE are treated compared to "security branchs"), in a SMP system 
> with multiple SATA RAID, and it was not responding well, had a number of 
> freezes under stress tests; Some of those problems could be minimized 
> running BSD as the scheduller instead of ULE;
> Now -RC1 shows the same performance 5.2.1 used to, also w/ SCHED_BSD, 
> but with ULE it stops responding well sometimes.

Don't use ULE!  It has known problems!

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