[CentOS] problem with machine "freezing" for short periods

Wed Jul 25 16:22:03 UTC 2012
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Wed, 25 Jul 2012, Vanhorn, Mike wrote:


> I am stuck, and can't figure out where to even suspect the problem might
> actually be. There are no errors getting logged anywhere that I can find,
> probably because everything just "stops" temporarily, so there's nothing
> for the system to log.
> Does anyone have any idea where I could look to fix this? I think I am
> next going to go back to 5.2, where the pci=nommconf is necessary, because
> at least back that far it appears to have been working for other people.
> However, I really would like to have this running 5.8.

Hi Mike. Are you on 32 or 64 bits ?

If 32 bit you might like to take a look at this here, which 
I compiled and packaged for Centos 5.5 32 bit - works on 5.8 
OK as well:

Package Signing Key:

32 bit binary RPM:

Fedora 6 source code I rebuilt qps from:

If you click on the %MEM or %CPU headings, this will 
toggle the sort order of the running processes by highest to 
lowest and v/v for those headings - same applies to the 
other headings.

Kind Regards,

Keith Roberts


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