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Re: stuck spin lock with many concurrent users

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: stuck spin lock with many concurrent users
Date: 2001-07-04 03:16:24
Message-ID: 26839.994216584@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> If you estimate that a process dispatch cycle is ~ 10 microseconds,
>> then waking 999 useless processes every 10 msec is just about enough
>> to consume 100% of the CPU doing nothing useful...

> Don't we back off the sleeps or was that code removed?

Not enough to affect this calculation.

			regards, tom lane

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