ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Tue Aug 30 14:17:22 UTC 2011
my fault, my stupid. One bonus less on FreeBSD :-(
On 08/30/11 15:45, Paul Ambrose wrote:
> I do not believe the current status of DTrace is appropriate for promoting
> 1. DTrace is an experimental function or Semi-finished products. The kernel
> dtrace support is ok, but the userland support is far from completion(at
> least the pid provider has many bugs)
> 2 the FreeBSD implementation is different from Solaris/Mac OS X. The
> DTraceToolkit, which has many amazing feature, can not 100% works on
> FreeBSD, and there is no doc to identify the difference.
> 3 There is a missing feature list about DTrace, but no schedule list about
> when to fix it.
> 2011/8/30 Sergey Kandaurov<pluknet at gmail.com>
>> On 30 August 2011 13:13, Hartmann, O.<ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>>> On 08/30/11 09:29, Hans Petter Selasky wrote:
>>>> On Monday 29 August 2011 21:58:29 Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
>>>>> 27.08.2011 22:13, Hartmann, O. wrote:
>>>>>> This website should be brushed up or taken offline!
>>>>>> It seems full of vintage stuff from glory days.
>>>>> I think this one would better look like list of major features with os
>>>>> comparison, like:
>>>>> = Networking =
>>>>> * IPv6: major support, best stack around.
>>>>> * SCTP: full kernel implementation, still no userland support (i.e.
>>>>> ssh doesn't work over sctp by default yet).
>>>>> = Data storage =
>>>>> * ZFS: full support, datasets, compression, dedup, other stuff. Linux
>>>>> has LVM (?features...) and btrfs (?unstable.. ?features..), Windows has
>>>>> dynamic disks since XP (?features).
>>>>> = SMP =
>>>>> * (?something about comparing other shedulers with SCHED_ULE), (?some
>>>>> rt stuff), (?some comparison with other interesting shedulers, like
>>>>> DragonflyBSD and QNX).
>>>> And USB. I believe there are significant changes in the USB subsystems
>>>> those who are making performance benchmarks completely fail to mention.
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>>> What's about DTrace?
>>> = Development/System Profiling =
>>> * DTrace: Some notes of the Kernel Gurus what this could mean for
>>> performance profiling and development
>>> = Licensing Model =
>>> * Some striking comments on the advantage for companies or interested
>>> people of the BSD-like licensing model over the GPLv3 on which Linux is
>>> based now and which has serious implications for those who wants to
>>> and sell software developed on/with GNU stuff. it would be very honest,
>>> we do not only emphasize only the pros. BSD came from the academic
>>> environment, that was where I met it the first time and I appreciated the
>>> way things were developed and 'sloppyness' was a nogo. So we should keep
>>> up and a serious and honest set of contraru points for all compared OS
>>> should be appreciable.
>>> Does the VM of FreeBSD still have advantges (measurable) over Linux?
>> [Taking random email.]
>> I think we could merge the $subj web page with this one (which is
>> more actual, as of 7.0): http://www.freebsd.org/features.html
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