[OpenAFS] Low load on multi core fileserver

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 03 May 2010 20:27:19 -0700

"Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH" <allbery@ece.cmu.edu> writes:
> On May 3, 2010, at 09:09 , Frank Burkhardt wrote:

>> is the openafs-fileserver supposed to take advantage of multiple cpu
>> cores?

> Last I heard, only the database servers were capable of true threaded
> operation (and that possibly only in 1.5); the fileserver still uses the
> old userspace "threads" library, so can't take advantage of real threads
> or multiple CPUs.

I think you have that backwards -- the database servers are the only
servers not using pthreads now.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>