[cvsnt] cvslockd constantly at 8% CPU with Linux kernel 2.6.23
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Thu Dec 13 01:56:34 GMT 2007
Andreas Tscharner wrote:
> Hello World,
> I have just installed kernel 2.6.23 and noticed that the cvsnt lock
> daemon constantly needs 8% CPU as top shows. This behavior didn't show
> up under kernel 2.6.22 (I would have noticed, because I have the wmtop
> docklet in WindowMaker). This is (of course ?!) under NO load at all,
> see netstat -a:
This is possibly a kernel bug - the app simply sits in select (with a 1
second timeout). You should be able to see what's happening with ltrace
- it should be idle 99% of the time.
Have you asked on LKML to see if anyone else has observed similar behaviour?
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