Load at 100 all /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m processes!!!

BianchiDude

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Jul 2, 2005
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Load is over 100, all the top process say exim -bd -q60m, what could be causing this. There is nothing unusual in the email log and as you can see there are not message id's showing up here.

27869 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.53 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27949 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.11 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
31087 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.59 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27513 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:24.78 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27527 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:23.81 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27647 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:18.31 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28033 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:17.02 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28100 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:15.87 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28601 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:12.71 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28652 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:13.04 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28999 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:10.81 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
29038 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:10.20 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
29417 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:09.66 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30161 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:06.30 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30254 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:07.73 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30314 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:06.78 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30315 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:07.42 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30360 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 4 0.1 0:07.06 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
30915 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.94 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
31352 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:03.10 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
31492 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:02.89 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
31561 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 4 0.0 0:02.45 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
31994 cpanel 20 0 16752 8724 2516 R 4 0.4 0:00.52 /usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/bin/php /usr/local/cpanel/base/horde/
27383 mailnull 25 0 8772 4004 2772 R 3 0.2 0:36.71 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27524 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:22.97 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27535 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:21.21 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
27566 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:20.99 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28078 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:15.98 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28342 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:14.30 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28383 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:14.12 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28472 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 3 0.1 0:14.09 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
28671 mailnull 25 0 7844 1556 1112 R 3 0.1 0:12.27 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
29040 mailnull 25 0 7700 852 532 R 3 0.0 0:10.99 /usr/sbin/exim -bd -q60m
 

manan

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Jun 8, 2006
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Hi,

This signifies that the exim is running as a daemon (-bd) and will run the queue (-q) every 60 Min.
 

manan

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Jun 8, 2006
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Hi,

Depends on the no. of connections that are established on the server.