What is this Cisco process?

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Tue Mar 29 05:59:21 CDT 2011


You mean the RedEarth process?

RedEarth Tx Mana: Microprocessor communication process

From:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst3750/software/troub
leshooting/cpu_util.html



--
Leigh Porter
UK Broadband

-----Original Message-----
From: Joe Renwick [mailto:joe at gonetforward.com] 
Sent: 29 March 2011 11:52
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: What is this Cisco process?

Hello,

Have a Cisco 3560 running "flash:/c3560-ipbasek9-mz.122-55.SE1.bin".
Been
running at 20% CPU since we started it:

[image: plf-access - CPU Usage]

The switch is completely layer-2... basic configuration.  CPU
utilization is
soley based on a single process:

plf-access#sh proc cpu sorted
CPU utilization for five seconds: 27%/0%; one minute: 25%; five minutes:
24%
 PID Runtime(ms)   Invoked      uSecs   5Sec   1Min   5Min TTY Process
  41   232891470   1072247     217210 20.12% 18.99% 18.01%   0 SFF8472

  78     2376721    123621      19225  0.95%  0.22%  0.17%   0 HULC Tcam
Memory
 303         299       163       1834  0.47%  0.23%  0.07%   2 SSH
Process

  55      106535  11303527          9  0.15%  0.02%  0.00%   0 RedEarth
Tx
Mana

Anybody have a clue what this process is?

Thanks for the time.

Cheers,

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Joe Renwick
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