[c-nsp] TCP Timer 70% CPU

Tim Warnock timoid at timoid.org
Mon Aug 13 03:48:45 EDT 2012

> I have a Cisco 3825 with 1GB Ram doing some BGP peering (VERY low
> traffic, not even 5mbit/s sustained throughput).  Memory usage is
> absolutely fine and sitting at less than 50% utilization, and stable.
> The Router's CPU is showing an almost linear increases, and the 'TCP
> Timer' process is currently sitting at over 70% CPU load.  Cisco
> documentation suggests:
> TCP Timer
> What can I look at possibly to determine root cause and fix?

Hi Chris,

Any chance one of your BGP sessions are down?

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