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From "Khimenko Victor" <apache-de...@khim.sch57.msk.ru>
Subject Re: newbie thread/process model question in hybrid server
Date Sat, 10 Jul 1999 09:00:21 GMT
10-Jul-99 14:39 you wrote:
BH> On Fri, 09 Jul 1999 14:07:40 -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>>Brian Havard wrote:
>>>
>>> Why is hybrid more scalable than purely threaded (with proper kernel
>>> threads)? What advantage is there in dividing the threads between multiple
>>> processes?
>>
>>A segfault won't take out 100% of your server's capacity,
>>for one thing.

BH> Yeah, fair point but this isn't a problem on OS/2 where I can trap segfaults
BH> (and other fatal errors like div 0) and just kill the offending thread.

Not when this "offending thread" already destroyed important structures :-))
Common address space is common address space...





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