FReebsd 5.0 network performance problem

Alan Jorge Markus freebsd at
Tue May 6 14:12:24 PDT 2003

> Don't use 5.0 for production.  If you are going to put anything in
> production, use a _very_ recent -CURRENT.  Even then, 5.0 isn't as
> fast as the -STABLE series at the moment because it's still in an
> awkward transition between locking via giant and fine grain locking.
> If you'd like to help figure out performance problems for -CURRENT
> however, have you tried running any kernel profiling to see where the
> kernel is spending it's cycles?  -sc
> -- 
> Sean Chittenden
Hi Sean,

I thought that FreeBSD 5.0-RELEASE was a stable release... so I was thinking
in figure out the new
feature. I will re-install the system using the 4.8 version.

Alan J Markus

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