On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 01:04:00AM +0200, Christopher Arnold wrote:
On Sun, 22 Apr 2007, Kris Kennaway wrote:
On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 06:14:38PM -0400, Paul wrote:
My system is being killed by a system cpu always between 50-70% on
Freebsd 6.2 with SMP enabled. Does anyone know of a quick tool to be
able to tell me what is making up that 50-70% for the System Cup Usage.
Uh you had the right idea but forgot to paste the relevant bits ;-)
top *is* the tool for working out what processes are using your CPU.
Although your high load average suggests that your system is just
heavily loaded and it is expected that it will be using 100% CPU.
Maybe Paul havn't found "S" in top?
Enter "S" when runing top (to show system processes) and you might find
out more about whats going on.
I wonder if his md filesystem is also using a silly option like soft
updates, which was the default at some point (should be using async).