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Currently my Ubuntu server is using 80 %(+/- 10%) of my CPU. The time on the process is 454:26.38. How do I troubleshoot this type of issue?

What could be causing this/how do I fix it?

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Please share the content or output of the following commands/files to better help us troubleshoot your problem (instructions in this answer): command(s): ps aux –  izx Sep 20 '12 at 13:13
    
root@max:/var/log# ps aux USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND root 1 0.0 0.1 2732 1284 ? Ss Aug31 0:02 /sbin/init root 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S Aug31 0:00 [kthreadd] root 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S Aug31 0:07 [ksoftirqd/0] –  Jesse Sep 20 '12 at 14:05
    
root 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? S Aug31 1:05 [kworker/0:0] root@max:/var/log# 0.1 2764 1048 hvc0 R+ 10:04 0:00 ps auxbin/apach –  Jesse Sep 20 '12 at 14:06
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I restarted apache and that seemed to have resolved my issue. It may have been due to me renaming the log files. I renamed them because they were getting very large.

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