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Re: threading

On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 11:53:07PM -0800, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Tuesday, March 30, 2004 9:13 AM +0200 Piotr Wadas 
> <pwadas@jewish.org.pl> wrote:
> >Hello,
> >I have some information from my colleagues taking care of
> >2.1.25 openldap in big company, they have rh-fc1/rh-el with about 15 000
> >users plus domains and email addresses in OpenLDAP (2xXeon, 2GB RAM). So,
> >they say there're some problems with threading which sometimes cause some
> >instances to segfault, especially with keeping two instances synchronized.
> >
> >Can someone comment this? I'm going to use about 5000 entries with P4
> >2.6Ghz, 512 RAM, and similar environment - mail aliases, domains, users
> >and webservers configuration (except I'm gonna use 2.1.26 and
> >Debian). Should I expect such problems?
> >
> >And, if someone knows, what's the stage of new series of OpenLDAP
> >(2.2.x) ? Is it really to buggy to use it with production? There's big
> >count difference between version of last stable and progress version.
> I had threading problems using RH9 and OpenLDAP.  I've found Solaris 8 
> threading to be extremely reliable.  I found Solaris 9 threading to cause 
> massive problems.  I'm currently testing Debian.  So I suggest a lot of 
> testing to see how the threads are handled in a particular OS.

Can you elaborate on the Solaris 9 threading problems? I've got
an OpenLDAP server running on Solaris 9 that needs to go live
in the near future.
Should I downgrade to Solaris 8 to avoid trouble?

Kind regards,