Question on glibc: free() API

Carlos O'Donell carlos@systemhalted.org
Wed Mar 4 15:39:00 GMT 2009


On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Bizhan Gholikhamseh (bgholikh)
<bgholikh@cisco.com> wrote:
> We see the suspended thread block for a long time (10 to 100 msec), is
> this acceptable, is this scheduler problem? This is impacting our system
> performance. Any idea how to work aroung this?

Yes, upgrade to an NTPL enabled pthreads.

The use of pthread_wait_for_restart_signal(...) in your pseudo-trace
suggests you are still using linuxthreads.

Cheers,
Carlos.



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