[PVE-User] Gentler Backups?

Robert Fantini robertfantini at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 16:40:43 CET 2011


On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 4:14 AM, Martin Maurer <martin at proxmox.com> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-
> > bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Myke G
> > Sent: Donnerstag, 24. Februar 2011 07:46
> > To: proxmoxve (pve-user at pve.proxmox.com)
> > Subject: [PVE-User] Gentler Backups?
> >
> > Is there a way to throttle and/or nicen the backups? It's interfering
> with
> > normal operations of the VMs...
>
> [Martin Maurer]
> Take a look on the 1.6 release notes:
>
> http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Roadmap#Proxmox_VE_1.6_-_ISO_Installer_with_2.6.32_Kernel_with_OpenVZ_including_KVM_0.12.5
>
> does this help? (make sure you run CFQ scheduler).
>
> Br, Martin
>
> >
> > I'm wondering if I can just throw a 'nice' before the gzip in the backup
> script,
> > but I'm not sure where to do that... vzdump doesn't look like the right
> > command.
> >
> > Or is this (poor) IO management by LVM?
> >
> > Myke
> >
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would it be better to use "ionice -c3  " ?
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