On 3/15/99 4:29 PM, Andreas Klemm (andreas(at)klemm.gtn.com) uttered:
>On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 03:14:31PM -0500, John S. Dyson wrote:
>> Andreas Klemm said:
>> > On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 01:58:15AM -0500, Joseph Scott wrote:
>> > > On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Andreas Klemm wrote:
>> > >
>> > > I was under the impression that the general Linux community felt
>> > > that the 2.2 kernel was the new stable. I always thought it was neat
>> > > the new Linux 2.2 kernel and the new FreeBSD 3 came out around the same
>> > > time, and both seemed to make big jumps in their use of things like smp.
>> > No, FreeBSD SMP is in good shape since over a year or so ...
>> FreeBSD SMP needs in-depth work, but does work okay for most workstation
>To bring in some new flesh here ... I repeated the tests with Linux
>Kernel release 2.2.3. And yes, the results are better ...
>But we are still 19% better ;-)
That's great to hear. I'm sure everyone would be happier if FreeBSD's SMP
performance was 99% better, but this way Linux Users won't automatically
discount the results. IMHO, these are the kinds of tests and numbers
FreeBSD advocates need.
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Received on Mon 15 Mar 1999 - 22:50:56 CET