[Fwd: multiple rsync simlataneously]

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at gwdg.de
Tue Jul 27 18:33:09 GMT 2004


On Mon, 26 Jul 2004 kbala at midascomm.com wrote:

> We are using rsync to backup the data from 100 remote machine and the 
> rsync process are started at the invervel of 1 mins.
> The discription of the problem is as below.
> The Load is around “111.98”.  More than a 100  rsync <defunct>” processes
> with status “D” / “Z”  were running in the system.The System was working
> very Slow.  I have rebooted the Pc and the load came back to normal. The
> Present Load is “1.98”, No “rsync” processes are running in the system.
> Please provide  a good solution.

Your system should achieve almost responsiveness again if you would
add about 100 disk heads.
If you do not like to maintain so many non-solid-state parts, you can
try to add RAM to the server first.

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at gwdg.de, em at kki.org)

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