[CentOS] Cent0S 4.3 - Athlon x86_64 - Load issue

Wed Jul 26 10:26:01 UTC 2006
Tom Brown <tom at ng23.net>


I have got 8 Sun x4100's and i have got the following on there

Linux xxxxxx04 2.6.9-34.0.2.ELsmp #1 SMP Fri Jun 30 10:32:04 EDT 2006 
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

I have found an issue where every hour the load rises to 1 sits there 
for nearly an hour and then drops to 0 again (these boxes are not 
currently being used)

Has anyone seen this before or know perhaps why this may happen? When 
the load is high there is nothing showing in a top that may suggest a