> -----Original Message----- > From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On > Behalf Of Ross S. W. Walker > Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 4:05 PM > To: CentOS mailing list > Subject: RE: [CentOS] load level? > > Jason Pyeron wrote: > > Kevin Faulkner wrote: > > > > > > Perhaps you could run iotop find out if there is a process chewing up > > > your hard disks. You aren't just limited to top, you can also use > > > vmstat and iostat in this situation. > > > They're in the sysstat package > > > Starting sendmail back up puts me in the high 1's to low 2's > > I would think about isolating email then, especially if it's > handling it unfiltered from the Internet. After 15 minutes it dropped down to .75, now with httpd its back up [root at devserver21 ~]# iostat Linux 2.6.9-55.0.12.ELsmp (devserver21.internal.pdinc.us) 04/25/2008 avg-cpu: %user %nice %sys %iowait %idle 13.31 0.00 11.66 0.12 74.91 Device: tps Blk_read/s Blk_wrtn/s Blk_read Blk_wrtn hdc 0.00 0.00 0.00 424 0 sda 2.44 12.81 34.34 116132748 311250630 sda1 0.00 0.00 0.00 8138 2214 sda2 5.34 12.81 34.34 116124346 311248368 dm-0 5.34 12.80 34.32 115985770 311090800 dm-1 0.00 0.02 0.02 137856 157616 not sure what I am looking at. > > -Ross > > ______________________________________________________________________ > This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by > the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged > and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient > of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, > distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, > is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, > please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the > original and any copy or printout thereof. > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- - - - Jason Pyeron PD Inc. http://www.pdinc.us - - Principal Consultant 10 West 24th Street #100 - - +1 (443) 269-1555 x333 Baltimore, Maryland 21218 - - - -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- This message is for the designated recipient only and may contain privileged, proprietary, or otherwise private information. If you have received it in error, purge the message from your system and notify the sender immediately. Any other use of the email by you is prohibited.