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SubjectRe: [resent PATCH] Re: very slow parallel read performance
On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Marc A. Lehmann wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 12:50:51PM -0300, Rik van Riel <> wrote:
> > Remember a few weeks back, where a difference of
> > 10 FTP users more or less was the difference between a system
> > load of 3 and a system load of 250 ? ;)
> OTOH, servers the use a single process or thread per connection are
> destined to fail under load ;)

That wouldn't have made a big difference in this case, except that
one process doing readahead window thrashing with its own readahead
data would have fallen over even worse ...

IA64: a worthy successor to i860.

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