Invisible process killing the CPU
Nagy László Zsolt
nagylzs at freemail.hu
Fri Feb 16 20:11:07 UTC 2007
>> [ systat -vmstat 1 ]
>>> Namei Name-cache Dir-cache 4960 prcfr
>> Looks like processes on this system are forking at a rate of 5000/sec.
> Ouch, that's pages freed by exiting processes, not process forks (gotta
> get some sleep). Anyway, if this is persistent, then some processes are
> exiting all the time, and they have to get created somehow, so the
> scenario is the same...
Now the CPU is almost idle. :-) However, the prcfr value is still
between 400 and 500. Is that normal?
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