FreeBSD 6.0 GENERIC Kernel perfomance
russell at russellmeek.net
Tue Nov 22 22:38:18 GMT 2005
Kris Kennaway wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 05:32:12PM +0000, Dmytro Surovtsev wrote:
>>Maybe it's my own opinion but I've discovered that 6.0 kernel is much
>>slower than 5.4, I mean GENERIC in both cases.
>It's only your own opinion until you share with us the measurements
>that led you to conclude this. FreeBSD 6.0 is much faster than
>FreeBSD 5.4 in my measurements, especially in the area of filesystem
>>And, as well, 6.0 works
>>right with the set of ports come with it in distribution inly. Nearly
>>any new port can not assemble with differnent errors, mostly like: "The
>>version of library XXX is installed, it's conflict with XXX-1, please do
>>pkg_delete, and pkg_add then". But after than nearly nothing works.
>This is not a FreeBSD 6.0 problem, it indicates that you aren't
>upgrading your ports properly.
>Look into the portupgrade tool, and if you have specific problems with
>using it, then post specific questions.
The stock Generic Kernel for 6.0-Release has debugging features which
according to the kernel developement team where left in during release.
Try to recompile the Generic Kernel with the option debug -g commented
out and see if that helps with the speed issues you have encountered.
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