SuSE/Novell SLES10 high average load issue on systems with ILOM hardware (x4x00) (Doc ID 1353455.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Sun Fire X4100 M2 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire X4100 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire X4200 M2 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire X4200 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire X4500 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customers complaining about a unusual high system load average of about 0.5 to 2.0, which basically means the amount of processes started per second, when running SuSE Enterprise Linux 10 (SLES10). You can see the system load with theuptimeortopcommands.

Changes

This is only happen and true for SLES10 as SLES9 do not have the HAL daemon included.

Cause

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