sendfile() and Varnish2.0.2

Paras Fadte plfgoa at
Wed Dec 3 10:53:17 CET 2008

Hi Poul,

Thanks for the response. So  "thread_pools" parameter should be
increased or the "thread_pool_max" or both should be increased ?

Currently I have "thread_pools" as 4 and "thread_pool_max" as 750



On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <75cf5800812022012i7fbd1174l53e5435063fb514c at>, "Paras
>  Fadte" writes:
>>Thanks for the response , I would like to know how can one minimize
>>the "overflowed work requests" ?
> overflowed work requests are not bad per se, they are the signal
> we need to increase the worker thread pool.
> it's the dropped requests you want to keep at zero.
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