Bug 9155 - klogd gone mad, taking all of the CPU
klogd gone mad, taking all of the CPU
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 8688
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-02-06 00:17 EST by Darrell Long
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-07 15:57:37 EST
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Description Darrell Long 2000-02-06 00:17:36 EST
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
calls.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-07 10:45:59 EST
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
sure.

What's the last message that's logged before it goes
crazy?
Comment 2 Darrell Long 2000-02-07 10:57:59 EST
The last thing it logged was a comment about the Ethernet card, which looked
harmless.

I killed and restarted it, and it seems to be fine (until it goes nuts again).
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-03-07 15:57:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8688 ***

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