On a couple of occassions jobs on my Redhat Linux server hang up due to IBM Director's "cimserver" processing using 100% of the CPU.
Redhat 2.6.18-8.el5PAE #1 SMP Redhat 2.6.9-67.ELsmp #1 SMP
This Technote (in Japanese!!) seems to deal with a similar problem:
Does anyone know what triggers this?