many workers threads failed with EAGAIN

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Sep 1 00:42:48 CEST 2009

In message <dcccdf790908311510u7a671334s798ca64f06aade4 at>, David 
Birdsong writes:

>...but quickly saw many verflowed work requests.  My estimates are
>rough, but this was measured after a few minutes with varnish in front
>of two backends that normally serve between 700-1100 requests/sec of
>about 100k to 300k unique objects per day(my num objects could be
>higher, I'm uncertain.)

I'm surprised if you need 1000 threads for that load, why does
it take so long to serve them ?  (Avg 1s ?)

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