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Re: index corruption problem (ITS#1349)
Some more info:
I think we tracked it down to a script of ours that does a
modrdn on "uid=testuser". At times there are multiple instances
of this script running.
Is modrdn threading-safe ?
> Full_Name: Markus Storm
> Version: REL_ENG_2 as of 2001-09-23
> OS: Linux 2.4
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> Hi all,
> we're experiencing a strange case of index corruption:
> We're doing searches for a certain uid every few seconds.
> After a random period of time (may be a day or a week),
> slapd starts responding very slowly to these queries.
> And ONLY these !
> We've got subtrees 'small' and 'large' containing entries
> 'uid=testuser, ou=small, o=ourbase' and
> 'uid=testuser, ou=large, o=ourbase'.
> Whenever this occurs
> ldapsearch -b "ou=small, o=ourbase" "uid=testuser" is still FAST, but
> ldapsearch -b "ou=large, o=ourbase" "uid=testuser" is SLOW.
> 'Large' means there are more than <allids> (aka SLAPD_LDBM_MIN_MAXIDS)
> entries within that ou, 'small' means there are less.
> We've got several 'small' and several 'large' subtrees, each
> of them shows this behaviour.
> Some notes:
> * several clients may simultaneously query server for these entries.
> We use threading.
> * searches "uid=xyz", "uid=xyz*" or searches concerning other
> indices are not affected
> * slapd starts consuming huge amounts of CPU
> * restarting slapd doesn't help, but copying the uid index from
> a standby slave slapd (one that is not actively queried) makes
> the problem disappear
> Any idea ?
> Someone care to check the allidsthreshold code with regard to threading ?