DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-03
Re: New brainfart for threaded VFS and data passing between threads.
At 2:58 PM -0800 3/30/04, Matthew Dillon wrote:
Now when I heard about this huge performance increase I of
course immediately decided that DragonFly needed this feature
to, and so we now have it for DFly pipes.
Light Bulb goes off in head
But it also got me to thinking about a number of other sticky
issues that we face, especially in our desire to thread major
subsystems (...), and also issues related to ...
This idea of using SF_BUF's and making the target responsible
for mapping the data has changed everything. Consider what
this can be used for:
[...list of several items...]
And many other things. XIO is the nutcracker, and the nut is
virtually all the remaining big-ticket items we need to cover
This is very exciting to me.
This sound very promising. It will be interesting to see how it
works out. It seems pretty odd to call that a "brainfart" though,
sounds more like an "major inspiration" to me...
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