[CentOS] irqbalance is dead, can not shutdown

Tue Apr 4 16:43:31 UTC 2006
William L. Maltby <BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com>

On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 10:28 -0400, lnthai2002 at aim.com wrote:
> After updating to centos 4.3, I notice a failure in terminating 
> irqbalance whenever i shutdown the system. Checking the services after 
> the system reboot i see the error in irqbalance:
> "irqbalance dead but subsys locked"
> Can anyone tell me what irqbalance is

man irqbalance

returns "distribute hardware interrupts across processors on a
multiprocessor system"

I haven't read the rest of the man page, so I can't/won't try to answer
part 2.

> and if it safe to disable it ? 
> Why i dont see it in centos 4.2?
> Thanks in advance.
> Thai
> <snip signature stuff>

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