[CentOS] CPU utils almost 100%-- solved

Mon Jul 6 19:37:16 UTC 2009
Alan Hodgson <ahodgson at simkin.ca>

On Monday 06 July 2009, "fabian" <fabian at baladia.gov.kw> wrote:
> now everything works fine without this file in the /etc/cron.daily
> directory so the tmpwatch was the culprit cause the CPU wait state to
> almost 99 % for almost 6 hrs
> but jus would like to know if this particular script has any signifance
> or any perfomance issue and my system will run perfect without the file

If that script is running for more than a few seconds you must have a lot of 
stuff in your tmp directory. You should probably fix that problem instead 
of disabling the script. All it does is cleanup cruft in temporary 

Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world, 
is either a madman or an economist.