[CentOS] Server locking up everyday around 3:30 AM

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Mar 11 18:06:48 UTC 2011


PJ wrote:
> This may or may not be CentOS related, but am out of ideas at this point
and wanted to bounce this off the list.
>
> I'm running a CentOS 5.5 server, running the latest kernel
> 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5.
>
> Almost everyday around 3:30 AM the server completely locks up and has to
be power cycled before it will come back online.
> (this means someone hat to wake up and reboot the server, oh how I love
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<snip>
> I was able to pull this from /var/log/messages, this happens just
seconds before locking up completely...
>
> Mar  8 03:33:18 web1 kernel: INFO: task wget:13608 blocked for more than
120 seconds.
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel: "echo 0 >
> /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs" disables this message.
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel: wget          D ffff810001004420     0
13608  13607                     (NOTLB)
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel:  ffff81007bc7bc78 0000000000000086
> ffff81007bc7bd88 ffff81000100d3f8
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel:  ffff81007bc7bbf0 0000000000000007
> ffff8100849db0c0 ffffffff80308b60
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel:  00013a2964cdf439 0000000000003237
> ffff8100849db2a8 0000000064c82eae
> Mar  8 03:33:19 web1 kernel: Call Trace:
> Mar  8 03:33:20 web1 kernel:  [<ffffffff80063c6f>]
> __mutex_lock_slowpath+0x60/0x9b
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Anyone else smell an OOM killer? But it's clearly whatever the wget's
after that's killing the system.

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