Load average surges on AIX
rra at stanford.edu
Tue Jun 27 02:09:19 UTC 2000
Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> writes:
> Over the weekend one of my servers decided to start using all the CPU
> for system time, and the load avg spiked to 400+ with only about 800
> users. I've seen this problem before, but not in a very long time.
> INN BETA - 05/09, a few patches, running since new. AIX 4.3.3, ditto.
> 1.2TB EMC RAID, 4GB RAM. The load was running about 1.5 and suddenly
> I switched from nnrpd daemon to letting inetd start the readers, which
> has worked in the past, but nothing good happened this time. Any
Nothing coming to mind here... was top reporting anything sitting on the
CPU or anything or was the load completely phantom?
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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