We've a box here with RH9 on it and some hardware RAID. When we look a t the machines load its always 1.00 (or very close) despite the fact that we aren't running anything on it yet.
Looking through "ps aux" we found this
USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
root 19 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? DW 11:12 0:00 [aarich watchdog]
This looks odd, having a process in state DW. It seems to always be in this state. Googleing for "aarich watchdog" turns up another guy having the same problem but without a resolution.
Any tips/pointers very much appreciated.
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