What the threading structure of Free Radius

Chris Parker cparker at starnetusa.net
Sat Nov 17 20:30:06 CET 2007

On Nov 17, 2007, at 9:19 AM, Liangliang Guo wrote:

> Hi everyone:
> I am going to deploy free radius on Sun T2000 Platform which has a  
> 8 cores processor that support 32 threads context(4 each core, just  
> as there are 32 virtual CPUs).A single thread application  
> underperforms on this kind of platform.On this platform the  
> performance of an application can be increased linearly in line  
> with the number of working threads running in parallel. The  
> throughput of an application can benefit from scaling the worker  
> thread.
> -Free radius is a single thread or mutil-thread application?
> -So what is the threading model of freeradius, one query/one thread  
> or  there are a fix amount of worker thread(e.g. as the same as the  
> number of CPU, configurable number of worker thread).
> -Can I scale the worker threads from some configuration files?

Scroll down the section on 'threads'.  It describes the threading  
model ( which is a pool of worker threads, btw ) and the parameters  
you can configure to control threading performance.


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