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From Jon Wingfield <>
Subject Re: Freeing processors
Date Thu, 07 Aug 2003 16:17:14 GMT
Thanks for the info. I should have RTFM ;)

Mauricio NuƱez wrote:

> Hi
> With RH 8, you can see the threads using the option -m
> Att
> Mauricio 
> El Jue 07 Ago 2003 09:17, Jon Wingfield escribiĆ³:
>>Yep. Since RH 8 the ps command only shows the main java process. In
>>previous versions ps showed the parent process and a child process for
>>each thread the java app spawned. The previous behaviour often lead to
>>confusion relating to memory assignment so i guess that's why RH changed
>>it. Personally, I find the change annoying coz it was an easy way to see
>>how many threads the app had spawned.
>>Donaldson Sgt Michael J wrote:
>>>I have a question along these lines...
>>>I am running jakarta-tomcat-4.1.18 on 4 different severs. 3 are Red Hat
>>>8.0 and 1 Red Hat 6.2. Same tomcat configuration on all of them. ps -el
>>>shows one java process on the Red Hat 8.0 but on the 6.2 box I have
>>>upward of 30 processes for java. Is there a reason for this?
>>>My problem is that tomcat runs out of processors and I see "No processor
>>>available, rejecting this connection" in the log file. By reading earlier
>>>posts a I understand that each processor is a thread and is not freed
>>>until it is returned by my code, my code is hanging somewhere.
>>>The problem is that my servlet (the only thing running in tomcat) only
>>>"forwards" requests threw CORBA to a big app that I can't change, and its
>>>in their the code hangs.
>>>So, how can I solve this? The perfect solution would be if tomcat could
>>>automaticly free processors after some timeout ( 60 s) but I have not
>>>found such a feature/setting, does it exist? If not, could I do some
>>>small hack in my servlet that monitors and somehow terminates (kills
>>>thread or something) the request after 60s and therby freeing the
>>>I am running tomcat 4.1.12, java 1.4.0_04, redhat linux 9. I am using the
>>>Thank you
>>>Daniel Carlsson
>>>Gimlisoft AB
>>>Tel: 0709-744570, 031-189024
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