High CPU system usage

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Thu Aug 25 23:14:39 IST 2005

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Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 25/08/05, Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo-route.com> wrote:
> (snip)
>>>What did the top show?
>>Many MailScanner and MailScanner-related processes (MailScanner, bdc,
>>fprot, etc...) at top (using most CPU time).  bind sometimes got in the
>>12-ish rank, maybe once in 2 minutes.  Nothing really weird to me.
> Ok, and did you observe the mail backlog at this time? And if so, did
> you get any iostats with a shorter period (every 2-5 secs, or
> somesuch)?

The backlog was not terrible at the time.  Nah, I forgot about the iostat.

Hopefully I'll catch a bigger burst tomorrow. :)


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