Re: 2.3.99pre5: one process monopolizing network traffic

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Wed Apr 26 2000 - 18:44:51 EST

Christoph Lameter <> writes:

> I have seen it repeatedly
> One process is doing heavy i/o
> Other processes can no longer access the network.
> i.e. finger keeps stalling, ssh connections not
> established etc. Irc is getting extremely bursty.
> If I get 2.2.14 up all will be fine.

Where does the network process hang (check with ps -eo pid,args,wchan) ?

It probably cannot get a free page to send the packet and is waiting for


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sun Apr 30 2000 - 21:00:11 EST