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Sat Sep 18 17:05:47 PDT 2004
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>Subject: Please explain.
>2 Major Issues:
>- FreeBSD has a processor affinity design issue
>- The core kernel issues with FreeBSD is the horrible threading
>support.There is so much crap in FreeBSD kernel. The multithreading
>freebsd has been delayed for nearly 6 years. They have just made work
>arounds, not fixing the actual problem. It seems that the only real
>has made big progress on the core issues is DragonflyBSD.
>It appears that FreeBSD have a clear Multi-threading lock-in issue
>needs to be fixed. Not work arounds. According to many freebsd
>nobody simply wants to fix this, is it true that the current smp work
>just 'work-arounds' not real fixing?
>The only thing holding FreeBSD back is the Multithreading issue.
>Please clarify this.
Please clarify your post. You make many claims without any offering any
You claim, "FreeBSD has a processor affinity design issue". What
exactly is the issue? Give an example, please.
You claim, "There is so much crap in FreeBSD kernel. The multithreading
issue in freebsd has been delayed for nearly 6 years. They have just
made work arounds, not fixing the actual problem." To what "crap in the
FreeBSD kernel" are you referring? Please post an example of the
"horrible threading support" and how it should be done. How did you
arrive at the time span of "6 years"? Who is this "They" that has "just
made 'work-arounds' not real fixing?" Who are these "many freebsd
developers" to whom you refer? Finally, you claim, "The only thing
holding FreeBSD back is the Multithreading issue." Holding it back from
Please explain the basis for your assertions so that the community may
better answer them.
BTW: Considering you're running a Windows-based OS, not a BSD-based
one, why do you even care?
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