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"top" command on VSX Gateway shows that FWK process consumes CPU at more than 100% Technical Level
Symptoms
  • "top" command on VSX Gateway shows that FWK process consumes CPU at more than 100%
Cause

FWK process on VSX Gateway is a multi-threaded process.

By default, "top" displays a summation of all threads in a process - i.e., it displays the total consumption of all threads in all FWK processes.


Solution

Follow these steps on VSX Gateway / each VSX Cluster Member:

  1. Run the top command.

    Notice the total number of Tasks.

    Example:
  2. Press Shift+H to display all individual threads.

    Confirmation should be displayed: Show threads On.

    Example:

    Notice that the total number of Tasks has increased.

    Example:
  3. Press digit 1 to display each CPU separately.

    Example:
  4. Press Shift+W to save this display configuration.

    Confirmation should be displayed: Wrote configuration to '/home/admin/.toprc'

    Example:

 

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