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    Phoronix: FreeBSD's Network Bridge Code Scores A 500% Performance Improvement

    Thanks to a FreeBSD Foundation Community Grant, FreeBSD 13 will be bringing up to a 5x performance improvement for if_bridge, the kernel code for network bridge device support...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...IF_Bridge-Perf

  • #2
    5x is 400%

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    • #3
      Originally posted by pal666 View Post
      5x is 400%
      You beat me to it.

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      • #4
        Nice to see this improvement by an alternative OS.

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        • #5
          Welcome to the 90's

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          • #6
            Interesting, this 'epoch' thing. Does the Linux kernel have something like it?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by bison View Post

              You beat me to it.
              And you beat me to his beating *sighs*

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              • #8
                What?! Really?

                What is next? FreeBSD replacing Linux on my computers?!!!

                Come on Linux catch up before FreeBSD keeps taking over the world!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by peterdk View Post
                  Interesting, this 'epoch' thing. Does the Linux kernel have something like it?
                  Epoch is essentially FreeBSD's version of Linux's RCU.

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                  • #10
                    something something BSD kernel is so great at networking something something

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