bad state after failure / nonworking mail server
itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 2 13:37:31 EDT 2011
On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 22:39:08 +0100
Chris Rees <utisoft at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 October 2011 18:55, Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:52:37 +0200
> > John Marino <marcuscom at marino.st> wrote:
> >> On 10/28/2011 5:44 PM, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:52:41 +0200
> >> > John Marino <marcuscom at marino.st> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > If you're seeing this generally, then no, it doesn't happen with
> >> > stock tindy.
> >> >
> >> > Are you using NFS or nullfs?
> >> >
> >> nullfs.
> >> DragonFly's default filesystem is HAMMER, and you can't use NFS
> >> mounts directly on it (you need to null mount it somewhere else
> >> first, so you might as well just use nullfs only).
> > Depending if you actually store things locally or not ...
> >> So I had to add a modification to detect HAMMER and use nullfs
> >> unless NFS specifically requested.
> > IMO nullfs should be the default anyway.
> >> Specifically requesting NFS mounts on hammer is a good way to look
> >> up your system, or at least make that mount point unusable until
> >> the next reboot...
> > About the only time I saw tindy really stuck was on NFS; with a few
> > exceptions, but those were actually ports getting stuck while
> > building (port's fault, not tindy's).
> > Tindy's "timeout" (after which it will just kill that build) is very
> > high, IMO.
> Are you sure? Some ports (mentioning no names, libreoffice) are real
> monsters... On a slow-ish machine, we wouldn't want pnohang creating
> 'errors' when it's all going fine.
Well, yeh, I know, on pointy the biggest "offender" was OOo.
Perhaps this timeout interval should be turned into a config setting.
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