[erlang-questions] Subtle behaviour of Erlang scheduler

Fri May 25 18:07:04 CEST 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 05:38:33PM +0200, Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) wrote:
> KatolaZ wrote:
> >
> > So, Ulf, do you or anybody else have any idea about this 
> > strange behaviour of erl scheduler ??? I hope someone can say 
> > if we hit a big-bug in the priority management system, and 
> > what it the cause.
> No, I don't have an explanation, although I didn't 
> look that hard at the problem. It did look weird.
> In general, one should be very careful with the 
> priority levels 'high' and 'max', since they make
> it possible to starve all other processes. A high
> priority process shouldn't be able to starve 
> another high priority process, obviously.

I agree. The messy thing is that the behaviour changes depending on 
WHEN you lauch that process, as explained in the first mail ....



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