Solved

Esx 4 high CPU when used with citrix pvs

Posted on 2011-03-21
12
667 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Anyone see this when the vas created are started?  

If so any ideas on how to resolve?

0
Comment
Question by:dblake15
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 6
  • 5
12 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 35187828
what all the time ?
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35188730
Stupid iPad.  When create vms with pvs and they power up it creates about 40% CPU load when only 5 start up.  I can't imagine 60 all at the same time.   So wondering if theree is a problem or is this usual?
0
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
IanTh earned 250 total points
ID: 35188745
is that in one esx server if it is it will be an i/o issue
when the pvs is done does the load reduce?
0
Don't miss ATEN at NAB Show April 24-27!

Visit ATEN at NAB Show to learn how our "Seamlessly Entertaining" solutions deliver fast, precise video streaming without delays for the broadcasting and media environment. ATEN will showcase its 16x16 Modular Matrix Switch (VM1600) and KVM Over IP Solution (KE6900 series).

 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35188865
Yes the load reduces after complete.   It is on one host as well.   But if it is i/o why would that effect cpu?   The storage is on a san
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 35189218
so what is your san bandwidth

its not cpu per-se the cpu will go high during any vm build just as an install on a physical is using the cpu you juct cant see the load when there is no operating system
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35189269
I am not sure but supposedly it is very good.   And it is only 5 vms with no other load. That is what is so strange
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 35189303
what san hba are you using in the esx server
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35191227
QLogic PCI to Fibre Channel Host Adapter for HPAE312A:
        FC Firmware version 5.02.00 (496), Driver version 831.k1.28.1-1vmw

Host Device Name vmhba3

BIOS version 2.15
FCODE version 2.03
EFI version 2.20
Flash FW version 5.03.02
ISP: ISP2432
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35191273
More info

HP StorageWorks FC1242SR dual port
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 35192447
looking at the hp specs it doesn't look like a high i/o card
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:dblake15
ID: 35192898
how would I be able to tell if I/O is the issue?
0
 
LVL 14

Assisted Solution

by:robincm
robincm earned 250 total points
ID: 35207467
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Postgres Monitoring System

A PHP and Perl based system to collect and display usage statistics from PostgreSQL databases.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

When rebooting a vCenters 6.0 and try to connect using vSphere Client we get this issue "Invalid URL: The hostname could not parsed." When we get this error we need to do some changes in the vCenter advanced settings to fix the issue.
This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
Teach the user how to use create log bundles for vCenter Server or ESXi hosts Open vSphere Web Client: Generate vCenter Server and ESXi host log bundle:  Open vCenter Server Appliance Web Management interface and generate log bundle: Open vCenter Se…
Advanced tutorial on how to run the esxtop command to capture a batch file in csv format in order to export the file and use it for performance analysis. He demonstrates how to download the file using a vSphere web client (or vSphere client) and exp…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question