Performance Issues with AMD64 3000+, 1.5GB RAM, FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Aug 26 17:40:04 GMT 2005

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 12:48:17PM -0500, Mark Kane wrote:
> Roland Smith wrote:
> >Another thing to look at might be the scheduler. I'm using SCHED_4BSD.
> Hmm, I'm using just a GENERIC kernel with support added in for my sound 
> driver and atapicam for K3b. SCHED_4BSD looks default in GENERIC:
> options         SCHED_4BSD              # 4BSD scheduler
> I've been trying this morning with no real disk I/O and just XMMS open. 
> It's much better than if I did have a download/upload going using disk 
> I/O or trying to read from a file on the drive, but still nowhere near 
> perfect. Every minute I'll still hear a little skip or stutter in the 
> audio, and still notice the mouse locking up a bit at the exact moment 
> that happens.

Did you not read my mail?  I explained this and the solution.

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