[RC5] Service Pause Option

Dean Morrell dmorrell at auntvi.com
Tue Mar 19 14:49:29 EST 2002


Couldn't you just set it up in cron to start and stop every so often?

At 19:10 3/19/2002 +0100, you wrote:

>At 08:36 19.03.02 -0600, you wrote:
>>I currently use the following statement to pause the dnet service when
>>someone opens the task manager on a nt/2k/xp machine so they don't see the
>>dnet service eating up all the resources.  The service is also renamed so it
>>looks more like an OS service.
>>
>>[triggers]
>>pause-watch-plist=taskmgr|mmc
>>
>>Is there another trigger than can be used to pause the dnet service when
>>someone is viewing the services remotely.  We use a very nice little program
>>called remote task manager that lets you see and control all the services,
>>process, events, devices, network and processor utiliztion, etc.  The dnet
>>service won't pause because taskmanager isn't technically being run.
>>Thanks
>
>that will not work, since the process gets automatically killed when over a specific limit...
>
>and even if it would work, when I run dnetc with these pause options, somoene runs one of the (thousands) programs under *nix that shows utilization, and I 
>can go and search for another university, because they kicked me...
>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
>>[mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Dennis Lubert
>>Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 2:13 AM
>>To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
>>Subject: Re: [RC5] Something dnetc needs
>>
>>
>>At 18:26 18.03.02 -0500, you wrote:
>> >On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Dennis Lubert wrote:
>> > > In our company, and at university I am allowed to run processes which
>> > > fit the following requirements : either total running time < 30min...
>> >
>> >Just tell dnetc to run for 29 minutes and then start it for another 29min.
>> >:-)
>>
>>unfortunately the limit is for one day, which means if a program runs for
>>these 30 mins at 95+% load, all other programs started after that these day
>>are killed after 5 mins if they exceed load limit :(( and I get trouble
>>with the admins then...
>>
>>
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