VCS INFO V-16-1-50086 CPU usage on <nodename> is <percent>%

Article:TECH67602  |  Created: 2009-01-06  |  Updated: 2010-01-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH67602
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



VCS INFO V-16-1-50086 CPU usage on is %

Error



Had[479340]: VCS CRITICAL V-16-1-50086 CPU usage on mtvp510-02-v1 is 92%
2009/02/06 03:35:40 VCS INFO V-16-1-50086 CPU usage on mtvp510-02-v1 is 61%

Solution



ENVIRONMENT:
AIX 5.3 and higher version
Micropartition environment
VERITAS Cluster Server 5.0MP3 installed.

ISSUE:
The following logs continuously show VCS reporting high CPU utilization

/var/log/vx.log
/var/VRTSvcs/log/engine_A.log

The HostMonitor Agent in Veritas Cluster Server 5.0MP3 is misreporting CPU activity in AIX
5.3 micropartition environments.

The HostMonitor Agent is not taking into account PURR statistics to compute CPU usage for AIX partitions.

RESOLUTION:
Please see technote 317244 for workaround and details of the HostMonitor Agent.

Fix for HostMonitor Agent misreporting will be included in VERITAS Cluster Service 5.0MP3RP1 for AIX











Supplemental Materials

SourceETrack
Value1510002
DescriptionHostAgent misreporting CPU as busy when it is idle in 50mp3 Micropartition environment.


Legacy ID



319155


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH67602


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