Bug 9155 - klogd gone mad, taking all of the CPU
Summary: klogd gone mad, taking all of the CPU
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8688
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-02-06 05:17 UTC by Darrell Long
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-03-07 20:57:37 UTC

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Description Darrell Long 2000-02-06 05:17:36 UTC
481 root      18   0   684  672   316 R       0 96.6  0.1  7387m klogd

klogd is burning up all of my CPU.  I can't find it logging anything
anywhere, and an strace seems to indicate that it isn't making any system

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-07 15:45:59 UTC
Does upgrading to a recent Raw Hide kernel work?

There was a kernel bug in 2.2.12 that can cause klogd
to go nuts... I believe this is fixed, but I'm not

What's the last message that's logged before it goes

Comment 2 Darrell Long 2000-02-07 15:57:59 UTC
The last thing it logged was a comment about the Ethernet card, which looked

I killed and restarted it, and it seems to be fine (until it goes nuts again).

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-07 20:57:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8688 ***

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