I don't know how recently you've checked Zawodny's writings on the matter, but he says most problems are fixed
, so long as you're using MySQL on FreeBSD 5.0 or newer compiled against the LinuxThreads library. I was wondering after reading that if anything like that had been tried for PM. I guess this is a good time to ask.
I know you guys had already made some progress regarding coaxing MySQL on FreeBSD into performing better. Is there any more progress lately, perhaps around this new information out of Yahoo?