On Sun, 20 Jun 2010, Ricky Elrod wrote:
Yep, which is why I'm asking here. It's not a daemon or
or anything, but I do understand what you're saying. And yes, I'm planning on
getting some -main's to +1 it, but I was told the first step was throwing an email
out on the list.
If it doesn't pull any crazy deps in I'm not necessarly against it but
it's not clear to me what it buys us over the tools that are on there now.
You mentioned load (you can get with 'w'). CPU and RAM can both be
ordered by the top command already installed.
On Jun 19, 2010, at 8:38 PM, Tristan Santore wrote:
> On 19/06/10 18:07, Ricky Elrod wrote:
>> Hey everyone -- I was wondering about getting htop installed throughout
>> the infrastructure, as I think this will help with on-the-fly checking of
>> issues. For example, if load average is high, it is very easy using htop
>> to sort by CPU, and see exactly what is causing the issue. If RAM usage is
>> abnormal, it's easy to sort by that. It also has some other features that
>> could prove useful.
>> A prime example of when this could have been useful was when hosted01's
>> load averages went up to near 60 last night. It would have made finding the
>> issue quite a bit faster for me.
>> I asked on IRC what would have to be done to go about getting it installed,
>> and was informed that the first step is to write to the mailing list and
>> for any objections, which is the purpose of this email. So, I'll
>> formally ask:
>> Are there any objections to getting htop installed globall throughout the
>> It's in EPEL and is 67k, disk-space-wise according to yum.
>> infrastructure mailing list
> I strongly suggest you wait until you get at least 3-4 +1s from the
> sysadmin-main folks. Keeping in mind, that any additional application is
> an additional potential attack vector.
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