[typo] Typo being slow after new posts

Ben Reubenstein benr at x-cr.com
Thu Jun 7 15:31:17 EDT 2007


> I'm running it on an old 400MHz G3 iMac

That is a very slow machine to run a Rails stack on and is probably
one of the reasons for the poor performance.

On 6/7/07, Eamon Ford <eamonford at mac.com> wrote:
>
> On Jun 7, 2007, at 2:32 AM, Piers Cawley wrote:
>
> > On 06/06/07, Eamon Ford <eamonford at mac.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Jun 6, 2007, at 1:18 AM, Piers Cawley wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 05/06/07, Eamon Ford <eamonford at mac.com> wrote:
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>> Whenever I adjust my Typo settings, post a new entry, or post a
> >>>> comment, it takes Typo about 1 minute to load, the next time I
> >>>> load a
> >>>> page. Then after that first time, it works fine until the next time
> >>>> something is adjusted. Does anyone know what might be wrong here?
> >>>
> >>> What version of typo are you using?
> >>>
> >> Sorry, forgot to mention that: I'm using Typo 4.1.1.
> >
> > One minute's pretty extreme to render a page - do you know what kind
> > of load the system is under? (There have been cases when the system
> > takes a long time to respond to a change because it's taking a long
> > time to flush the cache - and cache flushing is on mental 'to be
> > fixed' list, but it doesn't usually take so long to render a page...
> > What sidebars are you using? Are many of them based on RSS feeds?
> >
> Sorry, now that I actually time it, it's not 1 minute... It's about
> 25 seconds. Time passes slowly when you're waiting. :) But still, 25
> seconds seems like a long time.
> I'm running it on an old 400MHz G3 iMac (which is dedicated to
> serving Typo, so it's not doing anything else processor-intensive).
> When Typo is taking a long time to load, the processor usage goes up
> to about 40-70%... Is this supposed to happen?
>
> >>> Tangentially, it would be really handy if we had an
> >>> /admin/about_this_typo link somewhere which would give us a nice
> >>> potted description of the typo installation and its environment.
> >>
> >> How would I go about doing that? Does Typo have a page that shows all
> >> the installation info, or should I make it myself? Sorry, I'm new to
> >> Typo, so I don't know the ins and outs.
> >
> > Ah, that was aimed more at the list in general than you in particular.
> > Typo doesn't have a page that shows all the installation info, and I'm
> > not quite sure what info really needs to go there... probably
> > something along the lines of Ruby version, RAILS_ENV, Caching state,
> > operating system, database, schema version, typo version and/or SVN
> > revision, list of plugins installed, a pretty printed representation
> > of blog.settings, List of sidebars. (All this needs to have any
> > passwords obscured, of course...)
>
> Ah, OK.
>
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