SMP performance on drgonfly

Gergo Szakal bastyaelvtars at
Fri May 18 18:04:47 PDT 2007

On Fri, 18 May 2007 16:46:27 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon at> wrote:

>     A large chunk of the kernel still runs under the big giant
>     lock, including the light weight processes that libthread_xu
>     uses, so something like mysql is going to hit a lot of BGL
>     contention.

BTW shouldn't he test the libthread_xu capabilities with Preview instead?

Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars at>
University Of Szeged, HU
Faculty Of General Medicine

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