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Server Load very high despite CPU usage being low

When I run the top command I get this top - 23:20:50 up 1:25, 1 user, load average: 11.02, 11.20, 10.41 Tasks: 262 total, 3 running, 258 sleeping, 1 stopped, 0 zombie Cpu(s): 75.6%us, ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 KVM host high load with idle ubuntu 12.04 guests

I am stuck with this one. Clean install Ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit on two physical machines. Machines are identical except one has 8GB RAM and the problem machine has 32GB RAM, both machines were ...
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0answers
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High Load Average and High CPU usage make the CRM Slow

top: 12:49:59 up 49 days, 14:07, 3 users, load average: 7.55, 7.24, 7.37 Tasks: 300 total, 25 running, 263 sleeping, 0 stopped, 12 zombie Cpu(s): 91.9%us, 8.1%sy, 0.0%ni, 0.0%id, 0.0%wa, ...
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3answers
665 views

Load avg weirdness on Linux Ubuntu

In past few days I've been trying to understand the weirdness which is happening in our infrastructure but I haven't been able to figure it our so I'm turning to you guys to give me some hints. I've ...
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2answers
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CPU0 is swamped with eth1 interrupts

I've got an Ubuntu VM, running inside Ubuntu-based Xen XCP. It hosts a custom FCGI-based HTTP service, behind nginx. Under load from ab the first CPU core is saturated, and the rest is under-loaded. ...
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2answers
307 views

Uneven CPU core utilization

tl;dr: First CPU core is consistently saturated, all other cores are consistently under-loaded. A VM, inside Ubuntu-based Xen XCP: $ uname -a Linux MYHOST 2.6.38-15-virtual #59-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr ...
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2answers
682 views

Real CPU load with multiple cores

My machine has 4 cores. And my load average is about 1.2 Does with means that all cores are more than busy? Or is the real load of my machine? 1.2 / 4 = 0.3 In other words is this machine overloaded ...
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2answers
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Is a 'high' IO rate healthy?

I do a lot of work with my Linode that currently hosts a site, but every now and then (usually once every two months or so) - I'll get a warning about my IO rate being too high (Usually just higher ...
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100% CPU load on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS 64bit

I have trying to fix this issue for two days with no success. The server is a MySQL database server. Hardware: DELL Poweredge 1950, 2x Intel Xeon Quad Core E5345 @ 2.33GHz, 16 Gb mem, 2x 146Gb SAS ...
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0answers
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nginx does not close loopback connections

I'm using nginx in reverse-proxy mode. Here's relevant part of config file: server { listen 80; server_name ~^web.redhelper\.ru$ ; access_log off; location /http-bind { ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu load average spikes but CPUs are idle

We have a server on a cloud network, provided by a third party. We are running Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition. The problem happens at seemingly random times, around one to three times a day. The load ...
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2answers
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How to reduce number of sockets in TIME_WAIT?

Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 x86 I've got a machine with a FCGI HTTP service behind nginx, that serves a lot of small HTTP requests to a lot of different clients. (About 230 requests per second in the peak ...