[collectd] dpkg stalling on a loaded collectd aggregator

Shanker Balan mail at shankerbalan.net
Sun Jul 3 06:49:34 CEST 2011


Shanker Balan wrote,
> Helo,
> Am running into a weird situation. On a very loaded collectd aggregation
> server (high disk IO, minimal CPU load), dpkg pkg installs tends to get
> blocked on disk forever. The dpkg process spins back to life if I stop the
> collectd server.
> The OS is Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with the latest -server kernel. I am yet to play
> around with the various disk schedulers available in Ubuntu (CFQ, deadline
> etc).
> Anybody else run into this problem?

I think I am running into the same problem as described here.

Not a collectd problem. :)


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