kswapd/krefilld Process Consumes All the CPU Resources (Doc ID 272249.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 to Oracle Linux 5.9 [Release RHEL3 to OL5U9]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64
Kernel-2.6.9
Kernel-2.6.18
Checked for relevance on 01-Jan-2009

Symptoms

"krefilld/kswapd" process consumes all available CPU resources and reduces system perfomance to a point that requires rebooting.

Changes

None

Cause

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