Re: kupdated using all CPU
Andrew Morton (email@example.com)
Mon, 18 Feb 2002 14:47:38 -0800
> [Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 02:13:06PM -0800] firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> + john wrote:
> + >
> + > hi,
> + > ive searched all over and found many references to this problem, but
> + > never found an actual solution. the problem is that during heavy
> + > disk I/O, kupdated will periodically take up ALL the cpu.
> + I've seen a couple of reports of this, nothing to indicate that it's
> + a common problem?
> + In the other reports, it was related to extremely low disk throughput.
> + What does `hdparm -t /dev/hda' say?
> root@doom:~# hdparm -t /dev/hda
> Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 25.60 seconds = 2.50 MB/sec
ugh. OK, I'll see if I cen reproduce this - there's no reason
why disk suckiness should cause high CPU load. But you need to
pay some attention to your IDE settings in kernel config, and
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