[pgpool-general: 1648] Re: Mysterious Load Spikes

Tatsuo Ishii ishii at postgresql.org
Sat Apr 20 18:22:28 JST 2013

> So I was able to upgrade the kernel on my PGPool2 boxes yesterday from 3.0
> to 3.2, the current shipping kernel for ubuntu 12.04.2 . Interestingly the
> measured cpu utilization has increased by about 100% (still only a 3-5%
> though in absolute terms) and the measured load average numbers have
> dropped by about half. It's early yet to say for certain that this is
> resolved, but it's certainly looking much better. Based on this I would
> recommend that anyone deploying PGPool2 avoid 3.0.x revisions of the kernel.

Thanks for the information. Maybe we should add this to FAQ?

Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan
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