On Sunday 15 June 2003 13:50, Vlad@... wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: slashcode-general-admin@...
> > [mailto:slashcode-general-admin@... Behalf Of Tom
> > Utley
> > Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2003 1:03 AM
> > I don't work on this stuff all day every day, so no, I can't tell you
> > exactly why I think freshenup.pl was stepping on itself. All
> > I know is
> > that when it was running once per minute it was taking up all of the
> > processor and RAM on the server, and now that it's running once every
> > five minutes it's not doing that. I don't know the ins and outs of
> > freshenup.pl but I do know that changing the timing (for
> > machines that
> > don't necessarily have a gozillion MB of RAM and a cluster of
> > processors) seems to have lessened the load by a large amount.
> Another point that may be interesting - Tom and I are on different, but
> identical FreeBSD servers. Tom was one of my admins and we hosted his site
> for a while, then he got a server with our service provider that was
> exactly like ours. So, perhaps it could relate to FreeBSD in some way? If
> there's any information we could provide that might help along those lines
> (output of perl -V for example) let us know, I know I'll be happy to
> provide details. I assume Tom would as well.
Put snippets of your slashd logs up on a website somewhere where we can look
at them. Because w/o you doing that, there is no way to know exactly how long
the freshenup processes were taking, and whether they were really running
into each other (which I'd be very suprised to find being the case, but ya
never know I guess).