[CentOS] Prelink failure
dennisml at conversis.de
Fri Sep 28 14:01:59 EDT 2012
On 09/28/2012 07:30 PM, Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> From: Lars Hecking Sent: September 28, 2012 05:30
>> I have a number of CentOS6 machines, and on one of them, the
>> daily prelink
>> cron job aborts. Any ideas what to look for?
> Hi Lars:
> I can not tell you much about prelink however we recently encountered
> a similar problem. Check the /var/log/prelink/prelink.log file for
> more details on what caused the abort.
> We were not able to resolve our issue and decided to disable prelink
> (there seems to be much differing opinions as to whether or not prelink
> is still required). If you decide to disable prelink then Dag Wieers
> has instructions on his web site on how to do this:
> So far we have not noticed any significant performance issues as a
> result of this change.
Prelink is useful on desktop systems where it improves the startup
performance of applications. On a server you don't really care if apache,
mysql, etc. take 50ms longer to start.
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