[Spread-users] Spread contractors in SF Bay area?

Yair Amir yairamir at cnds.jhu.edu
Wed Jan 9 22:16:23 EST 2002

Hey, now the problem is clearer - Spread is an East-Coast beast.

More seriously, this sounds to me as a possible membership issue.
I'd love to get an output of spmonitor of such a situation on each
of the cluster machines before you bring down one of the daemons.


	:) Yair.

John David Duncan wrote:
>                    Name: SpreadLog.pm
>    SpreadLog.pm    Type: unspecified type (application/octet-stream)
>                Encoding: 7bit
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> On Wednesday, January 9, 2002, at 05:15 PM, Tom Mornini wrote:
> > We've been quite careful in our implementation, and I believe we're
> > using Spread
> > as intended. We have written a Perl OO wrapper for the supplied Perl
> > module and
> > it could very well be doing something that is causing the problems.
> >
> I am also in San Francisco having a very similar problem.  We have a
> small custom-written perl module, and run spread for logging, and have
> an occasional problem with the system hanging (more like every 4 or 5
> days than every 10, unfortunately).  When this happens it becomes
> impossible to connect using spuser, and though spmonitor will connect,
> it will not report any message activity.  After one server is restarted,
> it appears that all of the "held" spread messages from the other servers
> do get delivered to spreadlogd.
> I've attached the perl module for comparison, but I'm pretty convinced
> it's not a part of the problem.
> All of this is on Spread 3.16.1 and FreeBSD 4.4
> - JD

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