Speedups for SMP


Matthew Dillon has gone after reducing contention and improving SMP performance as vigorously as possible, using dports builds on a 48-processor machine as a test.   The machine’s building more than 1000 packages an hour, last I saw on IRC.

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  1. FinFin says:

    holy crap, shit got fast!
    No, seriously it looks like Matthew really knows his kernel. Ask Torvalds to do something like that. Even if Linux wasn’t such monolithic bullshit he’d be overwhelmed.
    This is why BSD rocks!

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