Confirm event model

iberkner at iberkner at
Tue Oct 25 12:01:24 UTC 2011

Thanks Igor.

Is epoll considered the best polling method if available?

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From: Igor Sysoev
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On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 03:27:32PM -0400, Ilan Berkner wrote:
> Is there a way to confirm / see which event model Nginx is using?
> i.e. "select", "epoll", "kqueue", etc.?

Just write explictly:

events {
    use epoll;

If nginx can not use this method it will complain in error_log.

Igor Sysoev

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