Performance benchmarks pitting FreeBSD against Windows

RW fbsd06 at
Fri Dec 5 19:04:26 PST 2008

On Fri, 5 Dec 2008 19:36:45 +0100 (CET)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at> wrote:

> > The userland win32 API might be rather unpleasant but I was
> > surprised to learn to driver interface in the kernel is actually
> > quite nice, and
> whatever ideas/solutions microsoft do it's f..ked up or stolen.
> the stolen case is actually better :)

They poached VMX developers from DEC and got sued over it IIRC. From
what I've read it's supposed to be a pretty good hybrid kernel.

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