[nycbug-talk] network strangeness (resource starvation?)

alex at pilosoft.com alex
Mon Aug 1 18:27:15 EDT 2005

On Mon, 1 Aug 2005, George Georgalis wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 01, 2005 at 05:13:46PM -0400, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> >Hardware is all pretty decent, SuperMicro SuperServers (pre-built,
> >various dual xeon).  The box having the network issues is the first one
> >we bought, so it is unique and may have a different revision of the fxp
> >chips than the newer boxes.  Just upgraded it to 4.11 in hopes that
> >I'll find some "silent fix".
> I thought you need 5.x for SMP?
No. 5.x has fine-grained SMP. 4.* has coarse-grained SMP (only a little 
bit better than "big kernel lock").


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