Posted 03 April 2008 - 04:10 PM
Hello, I have a really odd problem.
My server is a Fedora 7 box that shares a Canon iP4200 printer and a few disk drives to my lan. It also runs the Folding At Home Client.
It seems that I randomly get issues where a process called "usb" uses everything in the machine (goes to 99% CPU), killing my Folding@Home performance on this machine. It is usually not discovered until days later when I SSH in.
TOP shows that the process is being run by the "lp" user, which I would assume pins it down to something to do with CUPS.
A reboot usually cures the problem.
I do not know how to reproduce this problem, it seems to happen randomly.
Finally, if there is any way to fix this completely from the command line, that'd be nice because I do not have a keyboard, mouse, or monitor plugged into this machine right now. If that cannot be done, thats fine, but...
If anyone has any ideas, I'm all ears ;)
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