Bug ID 425507: Logd Might Consume 99% of CPU When It Tries to Rotate DB Tables

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

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Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP None(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.2.1, 11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4

Fixed In:
11.6.0, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.5.0 HF1, 11.4.1 HF4, 11.3.0 HF9

Opened: Jul 17, 2013
Severity: 3-Major


Under certain conditions (the exact cause is still unknown) the logging daemon, logd, might consume 99% of CPU when it tries to rotate tables in the local database.


Logd consumes all CPU cycles.




Restart logd.

Fix Information

An issue in which logd could start to consume 99% of CPU after table rotation has been fixed.

Behavior Change