How to run sysrq-t automatically when the load average is getting increased to some particular value?

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  • I would like to take a look at how the things are going when CPU load is suddenly skyrocketing on my server to determine the cause.
  • How to start trying to dump sysrq-t info at the same time when CPU load reaches some particular value?
  • The CPU load spike occurs very sporadically and there is no discernible pattern.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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