kipmi0kernel helper thread sometimes goes to 100% CPU usage. Once there, it remains at 100% until the next reboot. After a reboot, things return to normal and then, at a random time later, it goes to 100% again.
Performance discrepancies in application throughputs between otherwise-identical RHEL hosts may implicate KIPMI.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
- Out-of-band management hardware that supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI, a systems health and management standard supported by multiple vendors)
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