How to add sio to 8.2 ?

Lowell Gilbert Lowell at Be-Well.Ilk.Org
Wed Jul 20 17:52:22 UTC 2011

Lars Eighner <luvbeastie at> writes:

> I've come to the conclusion that I need sio to be able to use 8.x.
> Can it be as simple as just dropping the code from 7.x into the source
> for 8.x and adding a line to the kernel configuration?
> Or would this be fraught with all kinds of deep traps?

It might work, but it would certainly be bad for performance on
multiprocessor systems.  I think the Giant lock is still around, 
just not used.  If it's actually been excised from the code, then
you have no chance at all.

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