[Gluster-users] client side profiling

Computerisms Corporation bob at computerisms.ca
Fri Aug 21 07:03:43 UTC 2020

stopped and started it many times.  Load is fine (2-3) so long as I am 
not serving sites...

On 2020-08-20 10:33 p.m., Strahil Nikolov wrote:
>> master# gluster vol profile webisms start
>> Profile on Volume webisms is already started
> It seems that it was already started. Can you stop it and check node's load  before starting it again?
> Best Regards,
> Strahil Nikolov
> На 21 август 2020 г. 7:44:35 GMT+03:00, Computerisms Corporation <bob at computerisms.ca> написа:
>> Hi List,
>> I am still struggling with my setup.  One server is working reasonably
>> well for serving websites, but serving sites from the 2nd server is
>> still using excessive amounts of cpu; a bit of which is gluster, but
>> most of which is apache.
>> Gluster docs mentions client-side-profiling:
>> https://gluster.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Administrator%20Guide/Performance%20Testing/#client-side-profiling
>> specifically:
>> "In short, use client-side profiling for understanding "why is my
>> application unresponsive"?"
>> Great, I think this is what I want.  instructions are:
>> *gluster volume profile your-volume start
>> *setfattr -n trusted.io-stats-dump -v /tmp/io-stats-pre.txt
>> /your/mountpoint
>> *This will generate the specified file on the client
>> Okay:
>> root at moogle:/usr/src/gluster-profile-analysis-master# gluster vol
>> profile webisms start
>> Profile on Volume webisms is already started
>> root at moogle:/usr/src/gluster-profile-analysis-master# setfattr -n
>> trusted.io-stats-dump -v /tmp/stats.txt /Computerisms
>> root at moogle:/usr/src/gluster-profile-analysis-master# ls /tmp/stats.txt
>> ls: cannot access '/tmp/stats.txt': No such file or directory
>> thought for sure I am doing something wrong, so I had a look at the
>> gvp-client.sh script, and it appears I am doing the command correctly,
>> there is just no output file.  Am I missing something?  or is this an
>> outdated methodology that no longer works?

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