[Cabal] mtn

Luke Schierer lschiere at users.sf.net
Wed Dec 20 07:56:53 EST 2006

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 05:47:19PM -0500, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Luke Schierer spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > It takes me about half an hour to do the initial pull.  I tested this in
> > a new directory with a new mtn database to verify.  time produced the
> > following results:
> To where are you pulling?  Initial pull to Purdue (I2) was closer to
> 50 minutes.
> That said, pull is partially processor-bound; was our slice on the
> server increased, or was the machine you pThe server slice has not
> increased.  That being said, its also not a serious limit, we are one
> of 2-4 vhosts on a quad proc machine with a massive amount of ram.  

I was at work, so I have a relatively fast connection, and a relatively
fast dual proc machine. I also have access to mrtg graphs of our network
usage, and I was not bound by that at all. I'm timing the pull at the
house, a verizon dsl connection, now. That is pulling betweek 40k and
95k.  I'm fairly sure my connection can do more.


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