FreeBSD Scaling on 6.2-RELEASE?

Steven Hartland killing at
Sun Feb 25 19:22:04 UTC 2007

Francisco Reyes wrote:
> What combination of FreeBSD+Mysql will have multiple threads run by
> different CPUs?
> In the few SMP FreeBSD + Mysql setups (mysql 4.X) that I have at work
> I only see mysql in one cpu as reported by top.

I just did the tests highlighted on the thread:
Progress on scaling of FreeBSD on 8 CPU systems

During that you see mysql using 130+% in top as its being scheduled on
more than 1 cpu due it being multi-threaded so this does happen

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