Good points Troy.
And we've fixed the problem in /etc/rc.d/init.d/pcp now, so this will
be in the next source release at oss.sgi.com.
If anyone needs the fix sooner, please contact me directly.
On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Troy Dawson wrote:
> Ken McDonell wrote:
> > Pro tem, you have the following options.
> > 0. ignore it ... the default pmlogger config means pmlogger spends most
> > of its time asleep.
> This is the option that I use. It's really not all that bad, plus, if we
> somehow lost all of our other remote loggers, we'd at least have a history of
> the load.
> If you are worried about it filling up vast amounts of diskspace, I just
> checked. For a machine that has been running with this on since April it took
> a total of 296k. (du -hs /var/log/pcp/pmlogger). This is on RedHat 6.1,
> running pcp 2.1.4.
> So I'd say leaving the local logger on is only going to cost you about 1 Meg a
> Troy Dawson
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