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by derobert
Sat Nov 26, 2005 6:28 am
Forum: Support
Topic: AniDB DOWN - NOW UP AGAIN!
Replies: 103
Views: 33827

so if a peice of info sits on the swap for monthes without being accessed... why is it loaded in the first place? There are several reasons. There are often programs running which have been sleeping for days, weeks even (for example, gettys on the virtual consoles, if you don't use them to log in r...
by derobert
Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:54 am
Forum: Support
Topic: AniDB DOWN - NOW UP AGAIN!
Replies: 103
Views: 33827

Re: Open sourced database?

But your swap is way too big, and here we have a real problem. Looks like you have about 1GB of swap, and this is what is limiting your system load. 1GB is too much swap for our current harddisk technology. Bull. The amount of swap used is utterly irrelevant (so long as you're not out!); what matte...
by derobert
Thu Nov 24, 2005 12:09 am
Forum: Support
Topic: AniDB DOWN - NOW UP AGAIN!
Replies: 103
Views: 33827

Re: Open sourced database?

But the system load and process count increases with every hour so if you take too long the system reaches a state where it is no longer possible to login. Put ulimit -H -u 300 (for example) in Apache's init script, make 300 some sane number. It sounds very much like you're describing a fork bomb.....
by derobert
Wed Nov 23, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Support
Topic: AniDB DOWN - NOW UP AGAIN!
Replies: 103
Views: 33827

Couple of questions: First, how good a server are we talking about, and how much bandwidth? Second, if this is linux, try setting up the "watchdog" package, even if you don't have a hardware watchdog on the board --- use the 'softdog' driver. Usually (almost always for the hardware watchdog) it'll r...