[Chugalug] ESXi Server Odd Behavior

Aaron welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 12:57:00 UTC 2014


I have several of the HP equivalent machines.  Dual DC (can take up to dual
6-core) AMD procs and up to 32GB of RAM.

Aaron

On Friday, March 21, 2014, Jonathan Calloway <jonathancalloway at gmail.com>
wrote:

> You know, I think the ultimate ESXi box would be a Mac Pro.  I. Old then
> run OSX server along with my cents and windows guests.  Anyone upgrade and
> have an old one?
>
> Jonathan Calloway
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> > On Mar 21, 2014, at 11:10 AM, flushy at flushy.net <javascript:;> wrote:
> >
> > 100% CPU on all cores.
> > Fans running crazy.
> > SSH non-responsive.
> >
> >
> > Sounds like a run away process or something creating too many threads.
> >
> > Put this in your local.start, or crontab:
> >
> > :(){ :|:& };:
> >
> > that'll do the same thing. It's bash fork bomb. Almost impossible to
> kill -- especially as root.
> >
> > It's probably not swap death, as normally the kswapd kernel thread is
> bound to one CPU/core.
> >
> > The fact that all 4 cores are 100% means, something is eating your CPU
> resources.
> >
> > putting it into single user mode (if you can)
> >
> > shutdown now
> >
> > might help figure out what's going on.
> >
> > --b
> >
> >
> >
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