OS suddenly VERY busy
mi+mx at aldan.algebra.com
Fri Jul 22 16:53:48 GMT 2005
середа 20 липень 2005 01:34, John-Mark Gurney Ви написали:
> > This is a single-CPU Opteron running:
> > FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE #0: Fri Jun 10 09:11:30 EDT 2005 amd64
> > The box has 2Gb of RAM, but NO SWAP.
> run ps lax a few times, and notice which process is fork bombing your
> box by seeing which process has the most changing children...
If found the culprit, and it was not fork bombing. It was vlc
(multimedia/vlc-devel), that was not supposed to do anything. On the list of
interrupts I posted originally, observe the 40 to 50 irqs/sec on pcm.
Once I told vlc to exit, the system returned back to normal...
Does not seem right :-(
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