Re: Slocate/backup, big load on 2.4.X

From: Lukasz Trabinski (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 17:37:11 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> At 01:03 2003-05-29, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> > After 12 hours of reboot, when updatedb is running or backup via amanda,
>> > system "get" very high load,
>>High load isn't necesarily a problem - it just means that a lot of
>>processes are waiting on disk I/O. Because updatedb is flogging the disks.
> For me it is problem because whole machine "freezes" (no reaction on
> anything) for 2-3 minutes.... - and after 2-3 minutes it has load about
> 50-100 - I think that it has higher load (>100) when it "freezes" then
> after next 2-3 minutes situation repeates....

No one know what's up with it? It stil appears in 2.4.21-rc6. How to fix it?
We can't do backups :(

*[ Łukasz Tr±biński ]*
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