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Server Hanging again...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by thomamon, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. thomamon

    thomamon Active Member

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    My server is hanging again... I have no clue what is going on with it, but its now 3 weeks. Just got the infamous e-mail:

    Drive Critical: /dev/sda3 (/var) is 91% full

    And this is what I get when I ran top c

    top - 15:02:14 up 1 day, 3:45, 1 user, load average: 1.19, 1.18, 1.12
    Tasks: 201 total, 1 running, 199 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie
    Cpu(s): 0.1%us, 0.9%sy, 0.0%ni, 74.8%id, 24.1%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.2%si, 0.0%st
    Mem: 4137772k total, 3505620k used, 632152k free, 624400k buffers
    Swap: 4192924k total, 167940k used, 4024984k free, 2353892k cached

    PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
    1532 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 2.0 0.0 2:13.14 [kjournald]
    7941 root 34 19 2676 1752 496 D 1.7 0.0 10:21.60 /usr/bin/updatedb -f sysfs?rootfs?bdev?proc?cpuset?binfmt_misc?debugfs?securityfs?sockfs?usbf
    1540 root 10 -5 0 0 0 S 0.3 0.0 0:21.10 [kjournald]
    1 root 15 0 2064 544 516 S 0.0 0.0 0:01.26 init [3]
     
  2. thewebhosting

    thewebhosting Well-Known Member

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    The /var partition of your server is going to full. /var generally stores mail, FTP logs. Also, default location of MySQL databases will be /var/lib/mysql. Please remove unwanted data from this partition as soon as possible.
     
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