Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Oct 2007 20:24 UTC, submitted by FreeBSD_User
FreeBSD "FreeBSD 7.0 will be the next release of FreeBSD, and is the first major release in 2 years. It's due out some time later this year (currently in pre-release and available for testing). FreeBSD 7.0 brings major changes to the BSD and open source operating system landscape." This document [.pdf] describes all the changes.
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ULE scheduler not yet default?
by FreeGamer on Tue 30th Oct 2007 02:12 UTC
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I don't get it. Why isn't the ULE scheduler the default? They eulagise it's performance then go with the '4BSD' scheduler for 7.0 - that's almost an indigtment against the robustness and/or stability of the ULE scheduler.

I'm sure the ULE scheduler is good enough, but I really don't get why they have put it off as the default until 7.1 - a strange, strange decision. If you want an older, stabler FreeBSD (i.e. the tried, tested 6.x) then why would you choose 7.0, ergo it's the surely ideal release for unleashing the ULE scheduler on the wider public.

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