Subject: Re: SMP/flogging a dead horse
To: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/31/1998 18:16:23
> * The current goal is to get a multi-threaded kernel going
> first, and then allow scheduling of kernel and user
> space threads across multiple processors. Specific
> mention was made of the fact that the FreeBSD project
> took approximately the opposite approach, and is running
> into trouble trying to integrate a multi-threaded kernel
> into thir SMP work.
There hasn't even been an attempt to go to a fully multi-threaded kernel in
FreeBSD, yet, so I don't see how we could have run into trouble already.