Re: Process Creation Speed

From: Jamie Lokier
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 08:51:16 EST

Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > > > None of this answers the question which is relevant to linux-kernel:
> > > > why does process creation take 7.5ms and fail to scale with CPU
> > > > internal clock speed over a factor of 4 (600MHz x86 to 2.2GHz x86).
> has some benchmarks on the issue.
> But I guess the numbers depend heavily on the server/CGI software used.

Nice page. The graphs there show fork() taking 250-350 microseconds,
which is quite fast. Where is the 7.5ms complaint coming from?

-- Jamie
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