Unhappiness with high TCP accept rates?

Mickael Remond <>
Mon Mar 6 11:03:57 CET 2006

* Scott Lystig Fritchie <> [2006-03-06 02:15:05 -0600]:

> I've spent a very puzzling weekend trying to figure out what has been
> causing a problem with an Erlang application that would get perhaps
> 100 TCP connection attempts immediately and then new connections every
> 20-30 milliseconds.  The Erlang VM was CPU-bound (very busy, but I had
> some nasty load generators, so "very busy" was normal)...
> ... and then the problems began.

Hello Scott,

I am curious to know if the epoll patch can improve this situation ?
Did you try it ?
The patch can be downloaded from:

Mickaël Rémond

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