[Benchmarking] Periodic processes invalidating benchmarks

Michael Smith michael.smith at usace.army.mil
Tue Aug 31 07:57:29 EDT 2010


I've stopped the service and disabled it so it won't start on reboot. I'll
look through the other services and see what I can stop.


Michael Smith
US Army Corps of Engineers
Remote Sensing/GIS Center
Hanover, NH 

On 8/31/10 7:43 AM, "Andrea Aime" <aaime at opengeo.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> today making a benchmark run I've found another
> process competing for the CPU:
>   9161 root      35  19  409m  88m 8552 R  6.0  1.1   0:03.85
> yum-updatesd-he
> It was not using much, but some of these fellas (like prelink,
> which I spotted in another round) hit the disk enough to
> flip a run from "non disk bound" to "disk bound" with
> obvious consequences in the results.
> We need to look into how to avoid them.
> Cheers
> Andrea
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