Linux Flush Process Creating High CPU Load On System

(Doc ID 2238527.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On : Oracle Linux 6.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] version, Linux Kernel

While importing a DB schema on Oracle DBA using the impdp command the Linux system sustains very high CPU load on the system.There are 2 processes called "flush-252:19" and "flush-252 having high CPU usage percentage.Recommendations on setting to remove that issue of high CPU utilization due to the "flush" process.


 

Cause

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