Linked by evilsjg on Wed 16th Nov 2011 00:17 UTC
BSD and Darwin derivatives The DragonFly BSD project has recently decided to hold off on the 2.12 release to address a couple of long-standing issues. Some of the disruptive work done to address these issues has also resulted in the MP Token (giant kernel lock) and other major contention points being finally pushed out of the way of all critical paths. The result?
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That's a remarkable improvement
by bannor99 on Wed 16th Nov 2011 00:45 UTC
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I never thought that DragonFly would rise above an interesting project whose more innovative pieces might make their way into other, more established, OSes

But to offer this level of performance against its big brother on serious hardware is amazing.
Well done, Matt and company!!

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