On Monday, 9 July 2018 11:09:32 CEST Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 9:42 AM, Bowie Bailey <bowie_bai...@buc.com> wrote:
> >
> > There was still plenty of free RAM and no swap usage.  I know it was
> > still doing something because the pool filesystem was slowly growing.  I
> > could try an strace, but I'll have to research that.  I've never used
> > strace before.
> >
> Be sure to check RAM/swap at both ends.   You give strace a process id
> number and it shows every system call and its arguments that the
> process is making.  It's usually an overwhelming stream of text but
> you should be able to see the open() and read()s happening as long as
> it is still sending files.

if you are only interestet for open and read you can filter them with:
strace -p $PID -e trace=open,read
you can add the parameter -f to also watch the child processes

Markus Koeberl
Graz University of Technology
Signal Processing and Speech Communication Laboratory
E-mail: markus.koeb...@tugraz.at

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