Varnish on FreeBSD 6.3 vs 7.0

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu May 8 09:21:43 CEST 2008

In message <478DC3E8-B2D7-44E8-A9FD-04CA806BCB14 at>, Skye Poier Nott writes
>Any advantages (performance, stability, resource usage) from running  
>Varnish on FreeBSD 7.0 instead of 6.3?  I know they did some work on  
>the threading for 7.0 but maybe it has no relevance to Varnish.

7.0 has waaay better network performance and SMP scalability.

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