Performance of 4.x vs 5.x (Re: Lifetime of FreeBSD branches)

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue May 24 12:09:24 PDT 2005

On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 08:39:23PM +0200, martinko wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >
> >Also try defining PREEMPTION in your kernel on 5.x and above (if you
> >are running i386 or amd64).  There have been very occasional reports
> >of panics with this option enabled (although I use it everywhere and
> >have not seen problems on my heavily loaded machines), but interactive
> >response should be much better.
> >
> kris,
> i cannot find (a description of) PREEMPTION in NOTES or GENERIC (on 5.4 
> on i386).
> am i missing something?

Surely :)

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