[RFC PATCH v2 0/10] makedumpfile: cyclic processing to keep memory consumption.

Atsushi Kumagai kumagai-atsushi at mxc.nes.nec.co.jp
Thu Jul 12 20:36:11 EDT 2012

Hello HATAYAMA-san,

On Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:23:59 +0900 (JST)
HATAYAMA Daisuke <d.hatayama at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> >>> Hi Atushi san,
> >>> 
> >>> Good to see this work making progress. I have few queries.
> >>> 
> >>> - Do you have some numbers for bigger machines like 1TB or higher memory. 
> >>>   I am curious to know how bad is the time penalty.
> >> 
> >> I'm afraid that I don't have such a large machine, so I need someone who can
> >> measure execution time in large machine.
> >> 
> > 
> > I can prepare such machine but I cannot say I can use the machine on
> > this day precisely for example. But I think it must be until the end
> > of this month at most. So, I would like to fix content of benchmark
> > first.
> > 
> Hello Kumagai-san,
> I'm now trying to reserve the machine with big memory, but I'm not
> accurately sure when I can use the machine; expecting within this
> month? In advance, I want to make sure what I measure in this
> benchmark in more detail.

OK, I'm glad for your help.

> I'm going to collect at least what you showed in your benchmark: RSS
> size for no option, -cd31 and -Ed31. Is there another to collect?

Would you collect RSS also for --split ?
While I expect the RSS will be increase based on number of child processes,
I want to see measured data.

Atsushi Kumagai

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