Marcin Dalecki mdcki at gmx.net
Mon Jul 7 05:22:55 PDT 2003

Matthias Andree wrote:
> Marcin Dalecki <mdcki at gmx.net> writes:
>>There isn't much either Solaris /proc or FresBSD /proc have in common with
>>what Linux calls /proc. And finally on my FreeBSD box -
>>kozaczek# mount
>>/dev/ad0s1a on / (ufs, local, soft-updates)
>>devfs on /dev (devfs, local)
>>kozaczek# top
>>And top doesn't eat tons of CPU time there like it does on Linux.
> Update your Linux top or run fewer processes on it then. :->

You know that file system name lookup is one of the most
expensive system calls under UNIX?

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