rsync crashing Redhat RHEL3.0 server
DBerhane at bmj.com
Tue Aug 31 13:39:39 GMT 2004
Daniel Berhane/BMJ wrote on 31/08/2004 12:49:34:
> Currently, the dedicated server has 1GBytes of RAM. I have done a
> quick test and found out that it is using only 20% of the RAM while
> the rsync crontab scripts are running.
> Thank you,
> rsync-bounces+dberhane=bmj.com at lists.samba.org wrote on 31/08/2004
> > On Tue 31 Aug 2004, Daniel Berhane wrote:
> > > We are using rsync to mirror around 10 of our websites from
> > > server A to dedicated server B runing RHEL 3.0 and rysnc v2.6.3pre1
> > > daemon mode. I am using the following crontab script command on
> > > server A:
> > >
> > > /usr/local/bin/rsync -avz -e "ssh -i
> > > /home/users/admin/publicKey-for-server-B" /home/serverA/site3
> > > serverB::home/mirror
> > >
> > >
> > > Dedicated server B (where the mirroring of websites from server
> A is done)
> > > is sometimes crashing with the following error message from the
> > > kernel:
> > >
> > > Aug 29 22:47:02 ns2 kernel: eth0: Memory squeeze,deferring packet.
> > > Aug 29 22:47:23 ns2 kernel: eth0: NULL pointer encountered in Rx
> > > skipping
> > Sounds like you're running out of memory (and swap as well).
> > I'd suggest adding memory (adding more swap doesn't make it faster...)
> > or rsyncing smaller bits at a time if possible (if there are many
> > hardlinks across directory trees it may not be feasible to do parts
> > separately as those hardlinks will be lost, for example).
> > Paul Slootman
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