About KIPMI0 process

hai wu haiwu.us at gmail.com
Mon May 21 13:10:49 CDT 2007


The ipmi is already off here, the one kipmi0 currently running on the
system, I think, comes from Dell OpenManager. After I stopping Dell
OpenManage (srvadmin-services stop), the kipmi0 process no longer uses high
CPU usage.
Thanks,
Hai

On 5/21/07, Ray Van Dolson <rvandolson at esri.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 10:37:41AM -0500, hai wu wrote:
> > The KIPMI0 process sometimes uses lots of CPU, 63.5%, every one or two
> > minutes, and since the servers are to be Oracle RAC servers, and for
> Oracle
> > RAC load balancing, Oracle PMON process needs to read CPU (load average)
> > data, and make load balancing decisions based on that data, I am not
> sure if
> > KIPMI0's high CPU usage would cause any wrong decisions made by Oracle
> > database PMON process.
>
> We also found the same thing on HP DL140G2 servers.  I'd use chkconfig
> ipmi off and in addition we rebuilt the kernel without IPMI support to
> help squelch the extraneous load readings from the process.
>
> Ray
>
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