[CentOS] strange system outage

Sat May 13 01:18:39 UTC 2017
Ian Mortimer <i.mortimer at uq.edu.au>

On Sat, 13 May 2017, Larry Martell wrote:

> Yes, we do have millions and millions of files (give or take a million
> or so). I am going to disable mlocate and remove the db and see if
> this fixes the issues we've been having.

An alternative to disabling mlocate would be to add the paths with
huge numbers of files to PRUNEPATHS in /etc/updatedb.conf.