100% CPU usage



  • Hi All
    I'm running pfsense 2.0 RC3. The snapshop that was built on July 4 I'm noticing that the CPU usage has been stuck at 100% now for the past few days.
    Memory usage is at or around 34% most of the time. It's still quite responsive though. I don't think I noticed it at first so I'm not sure if it was like that when I first did the install. Please let me know if you need any more information.



  • Some additional Information. apinger seems to be hogging the CPU time

    PID USERNAME  THR PRI NICE  SIZE    RES STATE    TIME  WCPU COMMAND
    30168 root        1 117    0  3316K  1296K RUN    931:12 91.99% apinger
    36895 root        1  60    0 43628K 20464K piperd  0:59  0.98% php
    39426 proxy      1  45    0 31872K 27628K kqread  2:47  0.00% squid



  • I had my CPU running much higher than normal a couple of times with  two different nightly releases of 2.0 and it turned out to be the Avahi package.  I uninstalled then reinstalled Avahi and the problem went away.  This was the same issue both times that my CPU activity spiked up. FWIW I also tried rebooting to no avail, it took uninstalling then reinstalling Avahi to fix my issue.

    Good Luck…


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    Update to a more recent snapshot. See the sticky post on the 2.0 board about fixing your update url.



  • Hi,
    I am using the 2.0 final version and avahi is eating my CPU… any idea why?


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