[Cabal] mtn

Luke Schierer lschiere at users.sf.net
Wed Dec 20 08:25:45 EST 2006

On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 07:56:53AM -0500, Luke Schierer wrote:
> 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.
> luke

Here at the house, it also only took about half an hour.

real    31m22.602s
user    6m15.871s
sys     0m14.501s


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