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SubjectRe: [patch] remove the BKL (Big Kernel Lock), this time for real
On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 15:29:03 -0700
Bill Huey (hui) <> wrote:

> FreeBSD-current uses adaptive mutexes. However they spin on that mutex
> only if the thread owning it is running across another CPU at that time,
> otherwise it sleeps, maybe priority inherited depending on the
> circumstance.

This is how Solaris MUTEX objects work too.
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