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Re: newtoken02.patch - New Token code patch #2 ready for testing

From: Bosko Milekic <bmilekic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 17:36:14 -0500

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 11:02:24PM +0100, Emiel Kollof wrote:
> * Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > :[snip]
> > :
> > :I'm testing it, but somehow scheduling seems to be off. Running multiple
> > :compilation jobs gets really really slow. Is this a known sideeffect?
> > :
> > :Cheers,
> > :Emiel
> > :-- 
> > 
> >     No.  Could you describe what's going on in more detail?
> Well, I just tried compiling one big port with lots of dependancies (KDE
> in my case) and a buildworld in another terminal. Both progress really
> slowly. Without the patch, it just flies along (like it should with this
> 2.6 Ghz machine). 
> I haven't really investigated further (I need top/ps/systat to really
> investigate, but they break, which is why I did the buildworld to get
> world in sync). 
> Note that I'm using a uniprocessor system. Dunno if SMP boxes have this
> behaviour. It's stable though, it doesn't crash. 
> Cheers,
> Emiel
> -- 

  Make sure you're using the latest version of the patch, the one
  without the vnode lock problems.

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