Zero Copy, FreeBSD and Linus Torvalds opinion

Wilko Bulte wb at
Sun Apr 30 21:15:30 UTC 2006

On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 12:09:29AM +0300, Iantcho Vassilev wrote..
> Hello guys,
> in i found this link and
> particulary this:
> "I claim that Mach people (and apparently FreeBSD) are incompetent idiots.
> Playing games with VM is bad. memory copies are _also_ bad, but quite
> frankly, memory copies often have _less_ downside than VM games, and bigger
> caches will only continue to drive that point home."
> What do you think about it?

That you are a bit late in discovering this one ;)

Enough time has been wasted on it, at least on the project-internal
lists, so please let it rest.

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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