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Re: kupdate - excessive CPU usage

To: Tilman Kastner <kastner@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: kupdate - excessive CPU usage
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 18:29:07 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <B71EE34B.193D1%kastner@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Have you tried restarting your logging services? I've noticed something
similar to that as well, not recently though, but I would restart syslog,
which restarts klogd as well, and then kupdate seems to go back to normal.

Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Wed, 9 May 2001, Tilman Kastner wrote:

> Hello,
> First of all, please allow me to send a big THANK YOU to all of you who made
> XFS on linux a reality. Working with XFS on IRIX for quite some time, I am
> convinced that the availability of XFS will be a big step forward for Linux
> in mission-critical applications.
> I recently switched a desktop machine to XFS-only. Patching the SuSE-2.4.2
> kernel sources worked without a problem (to my surprise), compiling with gcc
> 2.95.2 was no problem, too. After reboot, everything works like a charm, but
> after some hours of moderate or even low fs-activity, kupdate starts to eat
> up CPU every time it is called - even the mouse on X freezes for approx.
> 1/2s.
> I have not found postings regarding this problem in the archive yet, so any
> hints would be appreciated. Should I try another (clean) kernel, a different
> gcc, different settings for mkfs, etc...
> Thanks in advance
> Tilman

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