Howmany CPU Does FreeBSD Support ?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon Mar 12 10:05:05 UTC 2007

>> for machines doing mostly fileserving and routing even 2 CPUs may
>> be not well utilized
> That is only true if the process is giant locked. When look at dmesg,
> look for things that say GIANT-LOCKED and those will be ones confined
> to one processor. There has been a massive push since 5 to get ride
> of those.

top shows giant-lock RARELY when i observe my machines.

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