6503 Routing Module cpu spike(False alert? )

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Nov 9th, 2009
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Two machines shared bulk of data across my cisco 6503 Core switch.

Its routing module CPU reach 99%, switching module remained 20% normal.

When i do sho proc cpu sorted, adding each CPU utilization is not equal to 99% , is it false alert?

If true what can be reason for that? cant 6500 support high data transfer?

attached is output of show proc cpu sorted

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Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 11/09/2009 - 08:02
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Hello Muhammad,

you need to consider also cpu usage by interrupts that should take in account the difference

>> CPU utilization for five seconds: 99%/83%; one minute: 96%; five minutes: 86%

you see the 99%/83% the sum of all processes should reach second value




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