FreeRadius is 3 time quicker when running in full debug mode?( -X?option)

Joe Maimon jmaimon at
Wed Sep 9 17:29:04 CEST 2009

Alexander Clouter wrote:
> Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
>> Vincent Laborie wrote:
>>> It seems that the difference of performance is due to multi thread feature.
>>> When running freeradius with -s option ( single mode ) I have similar
>>> performance than in debug mode.
>>  That's just bizarre.
> Hyperthreading?  If you are using wimpy x86 (Intel) chips rather than 
> real hardware you might see this.
> Cheers

That would mean very high locking/blocking overhead, which should be 
addressed regardless of which CPU platform is being used.

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