Re: system load spike
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On 10/21/07 23:26, Kent Tong wrote:
> Carl Fink-4 wrote:
>> Why is a lower load important to you?
>> Depending on the script you could introduce a "sleep 1" between each
>> compression step, which gives the system I/O a chance to catch up.
>> Obviously you could also vary the "1" as needed.
> Thanks for the reply. We have a performance monitoring system and that
> high system load is triggering quite some alerts. The backup is basically
> done in a single command pipeline:
> find -L $SRCROOT -xdev -size -50G | \
> cpio -o -H tar | \
> gzip -c -1 > $DSTPATH
> Therefore it's difficult to insert "sleep" into there.
If this script happens every night at the same time, and lasts for a
predictable amount of time, then during that time span you could
change the alert threshold to 6.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!
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