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5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/20 14:18:56
by vinayabss
while checking load average , 5 and 15 min average shown above 2 Lakh but current avg load is below 20 .

sample output as below .

top - 18:23:33 up 231 days, 15:01, 6 users, load average: 10.83, 156202.09, 4796087.29
Tasks: 495 total, 3 running, 489 sleeping, 0 stopped, 3 zombie
%Cpu(s): 25.5 us, 6.7 sy, 0.0 ni, 67.4 id, 0.0 wa, 0.0 hi, 0.4 si, 0.0 st
KiB Mem : 98699400 total, 66045772 free, 18436076 used, 14217552 buff/cache
KiB Swap: 16777212 total, 15118996 free, 1658216 used. 76859808 avail Mem

Re: 5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/20 15:00:34
by TrevorH
What's the output from uname -a ?

Re: 5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/23 11:08:08
by vinayabss
uname -a
Linux localhost 3.10.0-862.11.6.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Aug 14 21:49:04 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Re: 5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/23 14:00:59
by TrevorH
So you are at least 2 point releases behind. Update to 7.7 and kernel 3.10.0-1062.1.1.el7 and retry.

Re: 5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/24 09:23:50
by vinayabss
THanks revorH,i have also considered that as last options .
Other servers running with same version but there are no issue on those server .

Re: 5 and 15 min avg Load Average shows very high

Posted: 2019/09/25 12:10:38
by jlehtone
Keeping software up to date should be the first and default option without a question.

"I don't want bugs and security holes fixed" is an unexplainable attitude.