Weird pauses w/new PE2650
michael.james at csiro.au
Mon Jan 27 20:13:01 CST 2003
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 10:49 am, John Goerzen wrote:
> After a few minutes, I notice that things start pausing.
> Everything seems to hang for about x seconds,
> where 5 <= x <= 90. I can type new commands on the shell and hit
> Enter, but they don't start up until the x seconds have elapsed. This
> happens every few minutes. One time, I started up top right after it
> happened, and it showed a load average of 6.50 but CPUs 99% idle. The
> hard disk LEDs are flashing during these pauses.
I've noticed similar behaviour on a 2650 but with 3/DC Megaraid.
When I run a script called flog.pl which copies files and deletes them,
on the megaraid disks, I get pauses
I'm running Suse 8.1 with an updated kernel -- k_smp-2.4.19-163
Michael James michael.james at csiro.au
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