[horde] Sweating Bullets!! Help!
eculp at encontacto.net
Tue Mar 28 17:27:49 PST 2006
Quoting Chris <grooveman at comcast.net>:
> Craig White wrote:
>> On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 19:31 -0500, Chris wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I am in trouble here. I have had horde up and running beautifully for
>>> about 3 months now. Now, all-of-a-sudden, it has become extremely
>>> slow. Every time a page needs to load, it takes like 6 or 7 minutes!
>>> This is bad news!
>>> I am running Openbsd 3.8. I am using horde 3.0.9 with Imp 4.0.4, Ingo
>>> 1.0.2, Gollem 1.0.1(sql backend), Kronolith2.0.6, Turba 2.0.5 and
>>> Nag 2.0.4.
>>> The machine is a Pentum IV 3.0ghz machine with 2 gigs of ram. I have
>>> been watching Top for hours now, and the CPU never spikes above 5%. The
>>> processes at the top are httpd and perl, and they are at 0%.
>>> The hard drive is running great. fsck comes back with no errors, and
>>> throughput is smokin'.
>>> I have ruled-out imap, as I have configured a few mail clients, and it
>>> works very smoothly and quickly. SMTP is likewise functioning normally.
>>> The problem only occurs when hitting it from the web interface. I have
>>> tried this on a machine directly next to this one, plugged into the same
>>> switch and machines across the Internet -- no difference in
>>> performance. All other servers on the same segment are performing as
>>> normal. Not a network issue.
>>> I had a small db error in my horde.log, but I restored my db, the error
>>> is gone, but the problems persist.
>>> This all started today without warning. No one has touched this box in
>>> over a month. All log files I can think of look nominal. No
>>> significant errors. I cannot find anything that could account for this!
>>> I have rebooted, restarted apache a million times, restarted the db,
>>> deleted and recreated the unix socket, cleared the tmp directory and
>>> restored the database. Nothing seems to make a difference.
>>> If I restart apache, I get about 20 seconds of normal behaviour on the
>>> web client, after that, it suddenly degrades to 6-7 minutes lag per page.
>>> HELP! I'm totally at a loss!
>> big log files...they can really slow things down.
>> check the syslogs, apache logs, horde.log...
>> serving other web pages or db's out of that server? Check the speed on
> I have scrapped all the log files in /var/www/tmp, /var/log and
> /var/www/logs. I have run mysqlcheck with the --auto-repair switch as
> well. No improvement.
> There are no other databases on this server other than the horde
> database. No other websites than the horde interface.
> Anything else you can think of here?
Why don't you run top in a term window and watch it while you are
waiting your 6 or 7 minutes and see what is eating your cpu cicles.
Apache will do this on ocasion.
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