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Old 11-13-2002, 01:31 PM   #1
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Unhappy Need help with logrotate process eating 99.9% CPU


logrotate process on my server is taking 99.9% CPU time.

This is a bugzilla server with redhat 7.2. It had an uptime of 109 days until I rebooted it yesterday because of this logrotate problem.

But I came in this morning and it's happening again. I looked in my /var/logs and there are alot of big logs and lots of log files.

I don't know how to fix this logrotate problem, can anyone help? Thanks.
 
Old 11-13-2002, 02:31 PM   #2
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Not to cramp your style but since you've got +300 posts you'd know by now you should provide more info than "I've got error X". I'm thinking what's running (under logrotate), what part exactly was sucking up CPU at the reboot moment, what big logs and do they hold any clue to the cron-driven processes.

The Logrotate cronscript only is executing stuff there's a script for in /etc/logrotate.d. Let it run in verbose mode and check those scripts and the logs.
 
Old 11-13-2002, 02:35 PM   #3
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Not to cramp your style but since you've got +300 posts you'd know by now you should provide more info than "I've got error X".
Excuse me, I believe that I did provide more information than "I've got error X".
 
Old 11-13-2002, 04:07 PM   #4
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Plz *do* look further than the first line
 
Old 11-14-2002, 11:57 AM   #5
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unSpawn, what's with your attitude? I don't come here to be berated.

You seriously need to ease up.
 
Old 12-30-2002, 08:02 PM   #6
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I had the same problem and someone figured out the solution. It was the 'mailman' process. Check out the end of this thread for more info...

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=34695

Once I removed 'mailman' from my system, and removed the /var/logs/mailman directory, this same problem stopped for me.
 
  


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