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[SLE] klogd sucking up resources
  • From: Jesse Marlin <jesse.marlin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 09:18:21 -0400
  • Message-id: <15208.413.218694.700642@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

When klogd gets busy like that, that usually means you have a process
or processes writing a whole lot of messages. As root type:

$ tail -f /var/log/messages

and see if you can identify the process thats spilling its guts.

Tim Erlin writes:
> I'm relatively new to SuSe. Seems that (according to
> 'top') klogd is taking up 90-98% of the %CPU (but less
> than 1% of the Memory). For example, currently running
> X, mozilla and one term, the 'top' line for klogd
> reads:
>
> "236 root 19 0 1044 1044 448 R 95.8 0.4
> 14.31 klogd"
>
> Is this an easily correctible problem? Is this a
> problem? It doesn't seem to affect the performance of
> other apps...
>
> TIA.
> --Tim
>
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