I have a web server: ubuntu apache+php app+postgresql and a stats server: ubuntu apache+php - piwik and munin2 installed.

The communication for munin2 is made through ssh.

In munin i see a lot of system cpu activity, that I assume it it because of apache (i see 5 or 6 apache instances using ~5% CPU on top)

I was not having this system CPU activity before.

Does anyone knows how can I see where that comes from?

EDIT: some munin graphs munjin graphs

  • You were not having this system CPU activity befor[e] what? – womble Jul 2 '12 at 14:26
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    Leap Second Bug serverfault.com/questions/403732/… ? – Yohann Jul 2 '12 at 14:29
  • good question... I don't know really, but I moved piwik to the other server, installed mod_pagespeed, installed curl (php app uses it a little). Maybe I did more thinks, not sure. – jperelli Jul 2 '12 at 14:30
  • It might be that leap sec... not sure. I don't fully understand it. I'll attach munin graphs. – jperelli Jul 2 '12 at 14:40
  • @Yohann Please make that comment an answer and I will accept it. I finally updated the kernel, rebooted, and it works all ok. Because of the date (as seen on munin graphs) I'll supose that the problem was that leap second. – jperelli Jul 2 '12 at 15:05

This is considered a bug. See Anyone else experiencing high rates of Linux server crashes during a leap second day?

Upgrading the kernel and restarting the system should solve the problem.


Check out the TOP command to see system resource utilization.

#man top

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