troubleshooting Question

High load average all of a sudden - Apache2.

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We have a Debian server running apache2. Our load average used to be below 1.0, however this week it is now at anywhere between 5-10.

It is causing real big problems. It is our front end clinet facing HTTP server. Does anyone have any advice? If I disable the apache2 service, the load average drops back down to an acceptable level, re-enabling it rockets the load average back up.

I'm not extremely well versed in linux so be gentle!


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