[Gluster-users] Abnormally large number of Open files with Glusterfs

Krishna Srinivas krishna at zresearch.com
Thu Dec 18 09:10:41 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Chandranshu . <chandranshu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We didn't have any particular reason to choose this timeout. We had set it
> to larger values initially and then decreased it in steps. Timeouts started
> to happend at a limit of 1.5s. So, we doubled it to 3s. Ever since then, we
> have not encountered timeouts though the system did become slow at times.
> Are there heuristics available to estimate a good timeout settings?

It is just an educated guess on how much timeout shoule be. It is not
safe to keep it as low as 3 secs. We have seen even keeping it as 20
secs getting timed out when there are very heavy operations (when
stress testing with iozone/dbench)


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