[CentOS] [Solved] Excessive NFS operations
heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Oct 2 18:35:29 UTC 2009
At Fri, 2 Oct 2009 16:55:51 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> > > This is definitely a weird interaction, as neither the screensaver nor its
> > > components actually run on the CentOS machine. I have not checked whether
> > > any other activities in a vnc session cause similar behaviour.
> > Where does the screensaver's data files (eg where are the quotes stored)
> > live? If on the CentOS machine, then it is simply that the screensaver
> > is making lots of NFS I/O operations.
> On the filer. But this retrieval script runs on the RHEL3 box(es).
The retrieval script is/was hitting on the file server to fetch the
quotes. It probably was doing something dumb and not caching the
datafile. This file access was beating on your file server.
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