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Re: [tlug] Slooooooow down: logs, smartctl, DNS?

Hi Dave,

Just two comments (see below) if it helps.

On sam, 2011-01-15 at 13:04 +0900, Dave M G wrote:
> Here is the output from top.
> top - 12:44:48 up 12:04,  2 users,  load average: 1.85, 1.67, 1.57
> Tasks: 155 total,   1 running, 154 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
> Cpu(s): 11.0%us,  1.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 87.3%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.3%si, 
> 0.0%st
> Mem:   1025632k total,   971528k used,    54104k free,    22120k buffers
> Swap:  6144824k total,     4332k used,  6140492k free,   578664k cached
> Couple things stand out to me. One is that is says there are 2 users.
> That seems odd. Also, "id" is at 87% percent, and goes as high as 95%.
> "wa", though, is only 0%.

The fact 2 'users' are counted by 'top' is normal. 1 more 'user' each
time you open a terminal for example.

> Here is the output from the other suggested commands:
> $ smartctl -a /dev/sdwhateversmartctl 5.40 2010-03-16 r3077
> [i686-pc-linux-gnu] (local build)
> Copyright (C) 2002-10 by Bruce Allen,
> Smartctl open device: /dev/sdwhatever failed: No such device

On your machine, it seems you have one single hard drive, sda, so the
command to type is literally:

    smartctl -a /dev/sda

Good luck.

Sylvain Vedrenne

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