SMP status

Nigel Weeks nweeks at
Wed Jun 22 22:56:53 PDT 2005

> :Forgive me if this has been asked many times before, but is 
> DF's SMP out :from under the 'giant lock' yet?
> :

>     No, not yet.  Little pieces here and there don't use the big giant
>     lock, and the network code is very close now (only the IFQUEUE and
>     interface interrupts need the BGL now).

(Sorry, didn't reply properly.)

Thanks for the speedy answer. I have an SMP box that FBSD 5.3/5.4 won't run
on, and DF seems to be ok on it.
I haven't compiled the SMP kernel yet, though...still cvsup'ping over the
33.6 modem...SNORE!!!!


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