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Old 02-20-2005, 10:36 AM   #1
maxboost
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Registered: Sep 2003
Distribution: Centos 3.4
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CentOS 3.4 [ RHEL 3 ] Wont let go the memory


Im runing a webhost on this server and im having problems where linux sucks up all the memory then locks up apache and pop3. I have to ssh and reboot when this happens

Past three days:
Code:
Mem:  1019392k av,  430288k used,  589104k free,       0k shrd,   52328k buff
@ 12 midnight

Mem:  1019392k av,  585580k used,  433812k free,       0k shrd,   91672k buff
@ 11.34am

Mem:  1019392k av, 1005120k used,   14272k free,       0k shrd,   96548k buff
@ 819am

Code:
88 processes: 85 sleeping, 2 running, 1 zombie, 0 stopped
CPU states:  cpu    user    nice  system    irq  softirq  iowait    idle
           total    0.2%    0.0%    0.0%   0.0%     0.0%    0.0%   99.7%
Mem:  1019392k av, 1009476k used,    9916k free,       0k shrd,   96572k buff
                    317508k actv,  423600k in_d,   20956k in_c
Swap: 1044216k av,       0k used, 1044216k free                  717376k cached

  PID USER     PRI  NI  SIZE  RSS SHARE STAT %CPU %MEM   TIME CPU COMMAND
    1 root      15   0   512  512   452 S     0.0  0.0   0:03   0 init
    2 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 keventd
    3 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 kapmd
    4 root      34  19     0    0     0 SWN   0.0  0.0   0:00   0 ksoftirqd/0
    7 root      25   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 bdflush
    5 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 kswapd
    6 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:12   0 kscand
    8 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 kupdated
    9 root      25   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mdrecoveryd
   16 root      25   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 scsi_eh_0
   19 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 kjournald
   78 root      25   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 khubd
  421 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 kjournald
 2020 root      15   0     0    0     0 SW    0.0  0.0   0:00   0 eth0
 2249 root      15   0   572  572   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 syslogd
 2253 root      15   0   472  472   408 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 klogd
 2281 rpc       20   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 portmap
 2301 rpcuser   25   0   724  724   644 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 rpc.statd
 2313 root      15   0   404  404   344 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mdadm
 2330 root      RT   0   616  616   484 S     0.0  0.0   0:09   0 auditd
 2385 root      24   0   520  520   464 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 apmd
 2452 root      15   0  1560 1560  1316 S     0.0  0.1   0:00   0 sshd
 2468 root      24   0   900  900   780 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 xinetd
 2482 ntp       15   0  2572 2572  2204 S     0.0  0.2   0:00   0 ntpd
 2500 root      15   0   924  924   832 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 da-popb4smtp
 2510 nobody    15   0  1836 1836  1524 S     0.0  0.1   0:00   0 directadmin
 2525 mail      15   0  1816 1816  1492 S     0.0  0.1   0:00   0 exim
 2536 root      15   0   460  460   404 S     0.0  0.0   0:01   0 gpm
 2564 ftp       15   0  1280 1280   884 S     0.0  0.1   0:00   0 proftpd
 2575 root      15   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 vm-pop3d
 2605 root      16   0   624  624   544 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 crond
 2659 xfs       15   0  3208 3208   924 S     0.0  0.3   0:00   0 xfs
 2669 daemon    15   0   576  576   500 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 atd
 2681 root      23   0   416  416   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2682 root      23   0   420  420   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2683 root      23   0   420  420   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2684 root      23   0   420  420   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2685 root      23   0   420  420   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2686 root      23   0   420  420   364 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 mingetty
 2687 root      15   0  3144 3144  2500 S     0.0  0.3   0:00   0 gdm-binary
 2745 root      15   0  3440 3440  2732 S     0.0  0.3   0:00   0 gdm-binary
 2746 root      15   0  137M 8400  2228 S     0.0  0.8   0:02   0 X
 2767 named     25   0  2840 2840  2104 S     0.0  0.2   0:00   0 named
 2768 named     15   0  2840 2840  2104 S     0.0  0.2   0:00   0 named
 2769 named     15   0  2840 2840  2104 S     0.0  0.2   0:00   0 named
 2771 named     15   0  2840 2840  2104 S     0.0  0.2   0:00   0 named
 2831 gdm       15   0 20684  20M  7316 S     0.0  2.0   0:00   0 gdmgreeter
 5479 root      15   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 vm-pop3d
 5480 root      15   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 vm-pop3d
 5483 root      16   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 vm-pop3d
 5484 root      15   0   568  568   492 S     0.0  0.0   0:00   0 vm-pop3d
can anyone help ?
 
  


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