SMP performance on drgonfly
kkenn at xor.obsecurity.org
Sat May 19 10:44:03 PDT 2007
On 2007-05-19, Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 18 May 2007 19:58:24 -0400
> Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
>> > You may be able to get DragonFly to run on the machines you
>> > were having problems with by compiling it with SMP but
>> > without APIC_IO. With that combination DragonFly will use
>> > the PIC in SMP mode, which usually works.
>> The issue is that I cannot even install with a UP kernel, so I can't
>> recompile to test this. I posted with more details about this problem
>> a few months ago.
> You can install 1.8, fetch the Preview sources via cvsup and upgrade.
No, that is what I tried. As I understand the problem, it is
unfortunately not a simple bug or regression, rather a missing
capability that will require a reasonable amount of work to add.
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