Konrad Heuer kheuer2 at
Tue Oct 5 07:05:32 PDT 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Rafa Teixeira wrote:

> I'm from Brasil and I would like to know what kind of scheduling FreeBSD
> uses. Can you help me?
> If you didn't understand my question, please tell me!!
> I'm waiting for your answer!

FreeBSD 4.x uses the 4.4BSD scheduler which is a multilevel feedback queue
scheduler. FreeBSD 5.x may use a different scheduler as an alternative
with better behaviour concerning multi-threaded processes, but I don't
know the details.

Best regards

Konrad Heuer
GWDG, Am Fassberg, 37077 Goettingen, Germany, kheuer2 at

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