[CentOS] Consecutive Jobs

Wed Apr 7 13:36:36 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

jlc wrote:
> John wrote:
>>If you could explain a bit more in detail it would be a lot clearer on
>>what you really want.  The drawback is if you cron job it on every node
>>you must have a precise time server for ntp on the local subnet or your
>>effectively PPPing in the wind.
> They all mirror to this one file server based on a snapshot they take at
> that time as the data is constantly changing.
> Dropping the jobs via ssh into 'at' for example would be nice if only 'at'
> sequentially executed the job queue.
> Batch still might execute more than one job at a time, correct? The qjob
> script looks promising...

Coming into this late in the thread... you can, or cannot, do more than
one rsync from each machine at a time?

'Bout a year ago, I wrote a perl script that had threads, and the number
of concurrent jobs was merely a variable that I set. A cron job that ran
that would do you, I think.