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From Alexander Kanarsky <kanarsky2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Multicore Relaod Theoretical Question
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:34:56 GMT
Em,

that's correct. You can use 'lsof' to see file handles still in use.
See http://0xfe.blogspot.com/2006/03/troubleshooting-unix-systems-with-lsof.html,
"Recipe #11".

-Alexander

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 1:52 AM, Em <mailformailinglists@yahoo.de> wrote:
>
> Hi Alexander,
>
> thank you for your response.
>
> You said that the old index files were still in use. That means Linux does
> not *really* delete them until Solr frees its locks from it, which happens
> while reloading?
>
>
>
> Thank you for sharing your experiences!
>
> Kind regards,
> Em
>
>
> Alexander Kanarsky wrote:
>>
>> Em,
>>
>> yes, you can replace the index (get the new one into a separate folder
>> like index.new and then rename it to the index folder) outside the
>> Solr, then just do the http call to reload the core.
>>
>> Note that the old index files may still be in use (continue to serve
>> the queries while reloading), even if the old index folder is deleted
>> - that is on Linux filesystems, not sure about NTFS.
>> That means the space on disk will be freed only when the old files are
>> not referenced by Solr searcher any longer.
>>
>> -Alexander
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Em <mailformailinglists@yahoo.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Erick,
>>>
>>> thanks for your response.
>>>
>>> Yes, it's really not that easy.
>>>
>>> However, the target is to avoid any kind of master-slave-setup.
>>>
>>> The most recent idea i got is to create a new core with a data-dir
>>> pointing
>>> to an already existing directory with a fully optimized index.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Em
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