[nycbug-talk] network strangeness (resource starvation?)

Charles Sprickman spork
Mon Aug 1 18:34:04 EDT 2005

On Mon, 1 Aug 2005, George Georgalis wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 01, 2005 at 05:13:46PM -0400, Charles Sprickman wrote:
>> We've got dnscache in check, and we're not cpu or memory bound, so it's a
>> bit of a mystery...
> typically, the dnscache bottleneck is the 'generation' of logs, so even
> if you send them to dev null, they can slow the system down, there are
> some 3rd party patches for this but not sure where.

Hmmm, I'll have to look at that.  We are logging (via multilog).

> Not sure about your problem, have you considered the router as a point
> of fail and the missing ssh chars a result of typing blind?

We've got 11 other boxes on the same subnet/switch and have no such 
issues.  You'll literally be in the middle of typing and then everything 
stalls, but what you've typed is simply gone, not delayed.  Very weird.



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