Benchmark: NetBSD 2.0 beats FreeBSD 5.3
Kamal R. Prasad
kamalpr at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 7 01:10:05 PST 2005
--- Gerald Heinig <gheinig at syskonnect.de> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> the benchmark you cited is for uniprocessor systems
> It says nothing about multiprocessor performance,
> which is what FreeBSD
> is aiming for.
Doesn't the (ULE) scheduler have a switch to ensure
that performance is optimal on a uniprocessor machine
> It's comparing apples with oranges.
Netbsd works for upto 4 processors. So you should be
able to run the same tests on a quad-processor SMP
> Robert Ryan wrote:
> > Fellow FreeBSD developers,
> > I hate to say I told you but it was inevitable.
> > Check this out:
> > As I predicted more than a year ago FreeBSD 5.3
> > finally lost its only advantage: performance.
> > 2.0 shows that when you write code the right way
> > end up with SOLUTIONS AND NOT HACKS you have a
> > that works, and works well on all platforms.
> > This is the consequence of a series of mistakes
> > by the FreeBSD developers, the most important
> > too arrogant and selfish to listen to Matt Dillon,
> > man that warned you all about this. What did he
> > in return? An expulsion from your gentlemen club.
> > Poul-Henning Kamp has been using FreeBSD to push
> > personal agenda, with completely useless features
> > as GEOM and devfs, instead of concentrating on the
> > real
> > problem. The fact that your heavily mutexed system
> > doesn't work and never will.
> > Jeff Roberson's ULE is still broken but don't
> > Matt Dillon will be hacking a much better
> > for DragonFly that you can later borrow.
> > Mike Smith warned you about committee-designed
> > years ago, why don't you listen? Why do you insist
> > this arrogant pose and on treating potential
> > contributors like pariahs?
> > Why do you tolerate assholes like Dag-Erling and
> > Poul-Henning?
> > I hope you can learn something from the NetBSD
> > before it's too late for FreeBSD. They managed to
> > much more with less resources. You should feel
> > of yourselves.
> > Sincerely,
> > Robert
> > PS: if I've offended anyone (yeah, I singled a few
> > out)
> > , prove me wrong, but spare me your insultedness.
> > It's become a pathetic hobby in -core.
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