[CentOS] Nagios on CentOS 4.5

Tom Brown tom at ng23.net
Wed Nov 14 17:04:40 UTC 2007

> First off  I am a linux / CentOS newbies so go easy on me.
> Just curious if anyone out there is running Nagios on CentOS 4.5.
> I have now installed it on a second server due to issue but the issues 
> have come back to haunt me.
> The OS is running on an IBM NetVista. Every thing in both installs is 
> identical as are the problems.
> Once I have Nagios up and monitoring every thing hangs. Even a 
> terminal will hang before it finally just locks up.
> The only thing that brings it back is a reboot. Even stopping the 
> services doesn't work.
> Disk space seems fine and even during the hangs there doesn't seems to 
> be anything taking up a tremendous amount of resources.
> After a reboot every thing works fine for several hours.
> Any guesses or suggestions?

i have had load issues on nagios boxes that were built with embedded 
perl i think, it was quite a long time ago and that bug may have been 
fixed. That made the load on a box continue to rise until nagios was 

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