DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-07
Re: Initial impressions of DFly
:> There is currently a problem with the responsiveness e.g. of X apps when
:> the disk load is very high. It seems the scheduling needs some tweaking,
:> but noone did that yet.
:on my system (athlon xp 2000, 256MB, udma33) when extracting tarballs with
:lots of files X was sometimes totally blocked until the extraction was
This is a known problem and I will fix it after the release, but there
is no time before the release to address the issue.
:2nd show-stopper: on DFly RC1 I was unable to build /devel/fam as dependancy
:of XFree. pkg_add -r workedso that I could continue to build X.
Well, that isn't really a show stopper. The X ports are in flux and
while we might be able to hack in some fixes temporarily, I think
ultimately we need to get our own packaging system working to really
make solid builds out of it.