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    SubjectRe: [patch 00/13] Syslets, "Threadlets", generic AIO support, v3
    On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 03:22:25PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov ( wrote:
    > I meant that we end up with having one thread per IO - they were
    > preallocated, but that does not matter. And what about your idea of
    > switching userspace threads to cachemiss threads?
    > My main concern was only about the situation, when we ends up with truly
    > bloking context (like network), and this results in having thousands of
    > threads doing the work - even having most of them sleeping, there is a
    > problem with memory overhead and context switching, although it is usable
    > situation, but when all of them are ready immediately - context switching
    > will kill a machine even with O(1) scheduler which made situation damn
    > better than before, but it is not a cure for the problem.

    Week of no-dictionary writings starts beating me.

    Evgeniy Polyakov
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