Subject: Re: upcalls?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Noriyuki Soda <email@example.com>
Date: 12/10/1999 02:55:35
>> Until Solaris 2.5, Solaris's thread implementation works as you
>> But since Solaris 2.6, the implementation is changed from the above
>> way to scheduler activations, because scheduler activations is better
>> about performance than above way.
>>>>> On Thu, 9 Dec 1999 09:36:40 -0800 (PST),
firstname.lastname@example.org (Eduardo E. Horvath) said:
> I do not believe that is correct.
> I don't believe there were any major changes to the thread library
> design since 2.0, so any differences between 2.5 and 2.6 should be
> mostly cosmetic.
Please look at the following document:
"Sun Solaris Operating Environment Version 2.6, A White Paper"
This page says that:
This section describes new features to help developers dealing
with large files (over 2 Gbytes), multithreaded applications,
and X servers and libraries. Large file semantics are
supported on UFS, NFS, and CacheFS file systems.
Scheduler Activation - Scheduler activations provide
additional kernel-scheduling support for multithreaded
Don't you believe Sun's white paper about Solaris 2.6?