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SubjectRe: Overscheduling DOES happen with high web server load.
On Thu, May 06, 1999 at 05:39:35PM +0200, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Wed, 5 May 1999, Phillip Ezolt wrote:
> >
> >In doing some performance work with SPECWeb96 on ALpha/Linux with apache,
> >it looks like "schedule" is the main bottleneck.
>
> Alt. Alpha uses HZ at 1024 so you get a scheduling rate by default 10
> times higher than in all other archs.

From what I understand, the scheduling is not caused by the timer but by
blocking and woken processes.

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