Re: InfoWorld web server shootout

Alan Cox (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 21:41:50 +0100 (BST)

> > Fortunately as SMP is not generally a win for web servers.
> Why is this? Because of the overhead with creating the network resources,
> for such a short-lived connection?

Because of the amount of shared state. Its also not helped in the Linux
case by the poor locking in 2.0.x - but that aspect is Linux not SMP