[svlug] Kjournald eating up resources
msalists at gmx.net
Mon Aug 6 10:31:32 PDT 2007
I have a fedora core 3 machine that I have rebooted after running for 200 days straight. During reboot, it wanted to do a filesystem
check because it claimed the last one had been too long ago.
I cancelled the fsck (hit CTRL-C) because I did not have time to keep the production server unavailable for that long.
Everything came back up ok, but now kjournald is eating up resources like crazy. I don't think it has done that before the restart.
Does anybody know why it might be doing that and how I can fix it?
I have 3 ext3 partitions, one of them (the root partition) on a software raid1 device. The raid1 partition is in sync according to
There are some users that access the server through samba, but that should not generate much of a load. At times, the server load is
at 1.7. The server had been back up for 3 days and 22 hours and kjournald has collected a time of 117:09.57 in top. Comparatively,
on another server it only has 11:56.50 over 103 days! I'm not sure if that means anything, but it seems like a big discrepancy to
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