[ILUG] server slow down
kverens at webworks.ie
Thu Apr 29 10:53:55 IST 2004
Barry O'Donovan wrote:
> Hey John,
> What's the output of the following commands:
> w (looking for the system load)
> free (looking for how much RAM and SWAP is in use)
> And can you cut'n'paste the top 10 (say) process lines of top sorted by CPU
> usage (press P when top is running) and memory usage (press M when running).
> You can even compare these yourself with the other machine.
from a hardware side, have you added any new machines to the network?
And, if so, are you using a hub or a switch to connect them?
If it's a hub, it could be that the added traffic is causing the
problem, and you'd be advised (by me, anyway) to move to a switch instead.
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