FreeBSD -current Gets Better Threading




Jeff Roberson recently announced a new 1:1 threading implementation that has been merged into FreeBSD -current. The effort builds upon the work done so far on KSE [story], offering SMP scalability and working proof of KSE’s design. Jeff explains, “This code works in parallel with KSE and does not break it in any way. It actually helps bring M:N threading closer by testing out shared bits.