Tom Lane wrote:
> Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com> writes:
>> Subject says it all really. I've got a new client who seems to be
>> suffering from it, and I'm not sure if any conclusion was reached.
> What's he using? 8.1 seems to have alleviated the problem somewhat,
> and I've done more work in CVS tip. It'll never go away entirely,
> because these chips are just not very good at sharing memory, but
> we've certainly reduced it quite a bit from where it was in 7.x.
7.4.12 (.12 as of last week). I've seen context-switching peak at 80000
on a quad-Xeon that really shouldn't be straining.
An upgrade is possible, but obviously needs testing against. Would your
CVS changes be against 8.2-to-be or 8.1.x?
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