hast vs ggate+gmirror sychrnoisation speed
Pawel Jakub Dawidek
pjd at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 1 11:01:47 UTC 2010
On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 03:25:56PM +0300, Mikolaj Golub wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 22:08:54 +0300 Mikolaj Golub wrote to Pawel Jakub Dawidek:
> PJD>> I looked at the code and the keepalive packets arbe sent from another
> PJD>> thread. Could you try turning them off in primary.c and see if that
> PJD>> helps?
> MG> At first I set RETRY_SLEEP to 1 sec to have more keepalive packets. The errors
> MG> started to observe frequently:
> MG> Oct 28 21:35:53 bolek hastd: [storage] (secondary) Unable to receive request header: RPC version wrong.
> MG> Oct 28 21:35:54 bolek hastd: [storage] (secondary) Worker process exited ungracefully (pid=1709, exitcode=75).
> MG> Oct 28 21:36:12 bolek hastd: [storage] (secondary) Unable to receive request header: RPC version wrong.
> MG> Oct 28 21:36:12 bolek hastd: [storage] (secondary) Worker process exited ungracefully (pid=1722, exitcode=75).
> MG> ...
> MG> Now I have been running synchronization for more then a half an hour with
> MG> keepalive_send disabled and have not seen any error.
> So :-) What do you think about sending keepalive in remote_send_thread() to
> avoid this problem and sending them only when a connection is idle (it looks
> like there is no much use to send them all the time)? Something like in the
> patch below (it works for me).
I like your patch and I agree of course it is better to send keepalive
packets only when connection is idle. The only thing I'd change is to
modify QUEUE_TAKE1() macro to take additional argument 'timeout' - if we
don't want it to time out, we pass 0. Could you modify your patch?
Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheelsystems.com
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