High CPU Load on Cisco 2621 router

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Apr 12th, 2007

Hi All,

My 2621 router constantly showing 90% CPU load. The show proc cpu command didn't tell me which process used lots of the cpu resources. Can I know whether there is any other way to check it?

I have this problem too.
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spremkumar Thu, 04/12/2007 - 23:25


Can you post the output of show process cpu ?

you can also check out for CEF whether CEF is enabled or not.

once CEF check is over you can enable netflow and find out whether you have worms/virus in your network..


Paolo Bevilacqua Fri, 04/13/2007 - 04:03

In fact the most common cause of high cpu load is abnormal traffic, so spremkumar's answer is correct, didn't deserve low rating so I have rated this to balance.


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