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Miles O'Neal

Member Since 28 Oct 2014
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In Topic: Monitor replica performance with high sync time

20 October 2020 - 04:09 PM

Verify the NIC speed on the slow replica.
Is the system swapping?
Make sure the CPUs on the slow system are not throttled.

Run atop and watch it during a busy time to see if anything jumps out.

In Topic: Ignoring files and folders in Perforce like gitignore in Git ?

19 October 2020 - 03:45 PM

While it's not the same method, one can always ignore files or directories by modifying the client, and adding a view with a '-' prepended. For instance,

        -//fred/lib/....o //<client_name>/lib/....o

would ignore everything with a .o extension anywhere under the lib/ directory at the client's top level (a.k.a., //fred/lib).

In Topic: Processes hanging for days

13 October 2020 - 04:36 PM

Yikes. It would be interesting to run atop and see what's happening (if anything).

Does "p4 lockstat" or "p4 monitor show -aL" show any locks in use?

In Topic: Processes hanging for days

07 October 2020 - 03:05 PM

I have no idea what p4convert is doing with the description field on the submit. Does "p4 monitor show -al" show anything useful? (Assuming you have the server's monitor configurable cranked up; you might set it to 25 for now to debug.)

I have never seen a submit hang except waiting for an edit session to finish, but we also jumped right over 2019.x .

Not that this solves the problem, but you said you had to kill the server PID. Did you try "p4 monitor terminate" for the child PID in question?

In Topic: Error message while syncing a newly created client - What is this error and w...

06 October 2020 - 04:22 PM

What is the value of Root in the client? Does the path exist, and is it writable by you?