On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 03:34:41PM +0530, Rajeshwar Patil wrote:
> I have two threads of same priority lets say thread A and thread B,
> thread A is starving since thread B has got a for loop of size 100k.
> So, to avoid starvation I am processing 1000 iterations of for
> loop(that of thread B) in one batch and giving sleep of 1ms, but still
> thread A is starving. If I increase the batch size used in for loop
> from 1k to 10k then starvation of thread A is little less whereas it
> should be more as Im increasing processing time of thread B. I tried
> various combinations of sleeps and batches, but I couldnt solve the
> starvation of thread A.
> Is the sleep right solution?
> I will be grateful if someone could answer on this.

This might be a question for freebsd-hackers, which is more
developer-oriented than -questions.

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