[Dirvish] find looping?
paul at debian.org
Fri Feb 3 06:58:07 EST 2006
On Fri 03 Feb 2006, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Has anybody had any problems with find looping?
> I occasionally find in the morning that my overnight dirvish script
> hasn't finished because one of the jobs is blocked. When I look with
> top, I always discover a 'find' is hogging the CPU:
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 19073 root 39 15 2924 704 2752 R 99.9 0.0 1833:14 find
If find is indeed looping, I'd suspect possible file system problems.
A strace would show if it is indeed looping. Perhaps filter on chdir
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