[THIN] Re: Servers gradually grind to a halt

  • From: Bob <bobmails@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 11:49:21 -0400

hmm... process explorer by sysinternals may hang also.

try checking handle count through perfmon (Process counters, handle count)

On 9/26/06, Angus Macdonald <Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I'd love to look but task manager hangs when the problem occurs. It refuses to open and if already open, doesn't respond.

-----Original Message-----
*From:* Bob [mailto:bobmails@xxxxxxxxx]
*Sent:* 26 September 2006 16:41
*To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
*Subject:* [THIN] Re: Servers gradually grind to a halt

task manager... processes tab... set view to show handle count column.
anything over 5k handles?  over 50k?

On 9/26/06, Angus Macdonald < Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > This one is driving me mad. > > Since rebuilding my farm from scratch to downgrade from PS4 to PS3 > (don't > ask - lots of pain there) - my W2K3 SP1, PS3 + hotfix rollup 05 servers > regularly (but one or two at a time) grind to a halt. The first sign is > that > the list of users stops refreshing from a local or remote server, > eventually > going blank. Once this happens the server in question will open apps > normally at the console but things like Task Manager do not run. The IMA > > service cannot be stopped or restarted and just ignores attempts to do > either. Nothing is logged in any event log. The only way to restore > normal > service is to physically depower the machine. > > As you can imagine, I'm tearing my hair out over this and my users are > having a spirited attempt to help. > > Can anyone suggest pointers or troubleshooting steps I can follow? > ************************************************ > For Archives, RSS, to Unsubscribe, Subscribe or > set Digest or Vacation mode use the below link: > //www.freelists.org/list/thin > ************************************************ >

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