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Re: (ITS#4476) connection deadlock

On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 19:17 -0700, Howard Chu wrote:

> Right. It looks like all the threads are busy, and the connection_write 
> handler that would have signaled the condition is queued in the thread pool.
> I think we need to bring connection_write handling back inline instead 
> of running it in a separate thread.

After your fix the problem didn't surface any more.  Both the proxy the
remote servers remain responsive even when overloaded.  I must say I had
to apply an innatural load to the proxy to cause the issue.  I didn't
try running a similar load to slapd itself, so I haven't any idea if the
proxy played an essential role or not.

Note that when limiting the number of clients to a level that didn't
cause the issue, I seem to get slightly better search rates (just a


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