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 From:  David Orman <david dot orman at orbisphere dot net>
 To:  Patrick <nawtyness at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] FreeBSD 5.3 Released
 Date:  Sun, 7 Nov 2004 03:08:01 -1000
LOTS of bug fixes, especially concerning wireless support. It would 
actually fix the power saving mode client issues I've been having, 
which is preventing my state-wide deployment. The multithreaded 
networking stack really wouldn't help much as most embedded systems are 
UP, and multithreading just creates additional overhead in most cases 
when not on an SMP system (and even when on an SMP system, but the 
additional processor makes up for it). The bug fixes (especially 
related to wireless), additional drivers, and increased performance of 
the scheduler would all be quite welcome in my book.


On Nov 6, 2004, at 10:20 PM, Patrick wrote:

>> This release marks a milestone in the FreeBSD 5.x series and the
>> beginning of the 5-STABLE branch of releases and increases the chances
>> for m0n0wall to take the next step over to FreeBSD 5.X.
> I suppose the multithreaded networking stack would help. But what else
> would m0n0wall gain from going FreeBSD 5.x ?
> P
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