[rescue] Total corporate madness (
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Aug 10 14:38:30 CDT 2003
On Sunday, August 10, 2003, at 02:39 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>> That was true maybe three years ago. NetBSD was
>> production-quality-stable on SMP x86 machines 2.5 years ago.
> Which release was that?
It wasn't a release, it was a CVS branch.
> What I read from the NetBSD developers was that 1.6 would be an SMP
> learning phase, and that it basically isn't ready for prime-time.
That's nice. I beat the shit out of it and it never so much as
burped. I wasn't quoting the NetBSD developers, I was stating from my
experience running the software.
> It felt pretty chunky and inefficient compared to Linux or FreeBSD when
> I ran it on a dual PPro.
Sure...it was brand new stuff. I didn't say it was the
fastest/smoothest SMP implementation in OS history, did I? No. I said
it was production-quality-stable, which it was.
> NetBSD 1.6.1 doesn't support SMP on i386... can't remember why yet, but
> you had to go to -current to get SMP.
> I'd like to know what release you thought was
It was a CVS branch about three years ago. Did I *SAY* it was a
Am I just in a mood today, or are you really picking apart things I
didn't even say?
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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