On a new servers CentOS5 install, with nothing in the way of applications running yet, I noticed that the load average was sitting between 2 and 5 all the time, even though top told me CPU was 100% idle.Eventually I found that stopping the cpusp..
Is there a way to nail down the issue of high load on a server basically trying to understand the reason behind high load at a specific time period. I use top command but it does not have history.Nagios reports saying [04-25-2012 10:11:00] SERVICE ALERT: dev;LOAD;WARNING;HARD;3;WARN..
Problem as follows: Plug in an external USB drive. Mount it anywhere. Doesnt matter how. Copy a few GB of data to the drive from a non-USB disk. Watch the load average climb to 5.x, sometimes 10.x or more. Why?This on an otherwise unloaded system. Doe..
Are there tools or utilities to understand about the reason behind high load on CentOS Linux.Please help me understand with examp..