[Xymon] xymond_channel consuming a lot of CPU?
cleaver at terabithia.org
Thu Dec 26 23:10:52 CET 2013
On Mon, December 23, 2013 11:26 am, Diep, David (OCTO-Contractor) wrote:
> I saw a little bit about this back in 8/31/12
> (http://lists.xymon.com/archive/2012-August/035381.html), but it was never
> resolved? Has anyone else seen xymond_channel consuming so much CPU time?
> I can't imagine this being normal.
> top - 14:07:56 up 6 days, 2:52, 1 user, load average: 0.97, 0.63, 0.58
> Tasks: 117 total, 2 running, 115 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
> Cpu(s): 22.7%us, 26.7%sy, 0.0%ni, 49.5%id, 0.3%wa, 0.2%hi, 0.0%si,
> Mem: 245792k total, 235308k used, 10484k free, 9248k buffers
> Swap: 1304648k total, 96604k used, 1208044k free, 44164k cached
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 24914 xymon 20 0 7080 1388 1148 R 98.7 0.6 22:59.70
That much CPU time definitely isn't normal... Were you able to get an
strace or see anything in the logs from around when that was happening.
The only thing that immediately comes to mind might be some sort of
semaphore/IPC issue causing it to spin on incoming channel messages from
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