Cost of newgroup messages

Marco d'Itri md at Linux.IT
Fri Mar 9 10:10:38 UTC 2001

On Mar 08, bill davidsen <davidsen at> wrote:

 >Processing a newgroup message seems to have quite an impact on the
 >system if you get a bunch of them. It seems that controlchan prevents
 >getting a multiprocess load spike, but the active is reloaded, the
 >innfeeds are disrupted, and other moderately high cost things happen.
 >These are totally valid messages, not crap.
Looks like it should queue all ctlinnd commands and execute them maybe
once per hour from crontab after throttling innd.


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