Question about threads

Michael S. Fischer michael at
Wed Jun 18 22:24:52 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 4:51 AM, Rafael Umann <rafael.umann at>

> If it is a 32bits system, probably the problem is that your stack size
> is 10Mb. So 238 * 10mb = ~2gb
> I decreased my stack size to 512Kb. Using 1gb storage files i can now
> open almost 1900 threads using all the 2gb that 32bits can alloc. So, my
> Varnish makes 20000 hits/second serving clients!

What is your request:connection ratio?

Best regards,

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