Progress on scaling of FreeBSD on 8 CPU systems

Coleman Kane cokane at
Sun Feb 25 06:32:55 UTC 2007

On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 12:41:20AM -0500, Kris Kennaway wrote, and it was proclaimed:
> On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 10:00:35PM -0700, Coleman Kane wrote:
> > What does the performance curve look like for the in-CVS 7-CURRENT tree with
> > 4BSD or ULE ? How do those stand up against the Linux SMP scheduler for
> > scalability. It would be nice to see the comparison displayed to see what
> > the performance improvements of the aforementioned patch were realized to.
> > This would likely be a nice graphics for the SMPng project page, BTW...
> There are graphs of this on Jeff's blog, referenced in that URL.
> Fixing filedesc locking makes a HUGE difference.
> Kris

Thanks. I saw that shortly after I sent the email... /me stupid.

How stable is ULE now since the recent swath of rewrites in the past months?


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