[ILUG] high load, high idle
vincent at cunniffe.net
Thu Aug 9 12:05:40 IST 2001
John P. Looney wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 10:34:36PM +0000, Vincent Cunniffe mentioned:
>>John P. Looney wrote:
>>> I'm having performance problems with a machine. Big ones. For some
>>>reason, the load is between 1.5 and 6, though the "idle" as reported by
>>>top is around 60%. Any idea how I can find out what's being blocked, and
>>On a side note, this is a similar set of result from the installation
>>of a trojan kernel module, which hides all other traces of itself
>>but can be detected by things such as external portmaps and a high
>>resting load on the machine.
>>Unlikely, but you can find details on a recent (<1 week old) Bugtraq
> Really unlikely. This is on a machine that gets reinstalled once a week.
> Nasty trojan. Where does it come from ?
You have to exec a binary ;-)
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