Hi Everybody,

We got one server recently from ISP, the system is very slow and load average is very high (around 20)

Following are the details of hardware

I am running CentOS release 4.4 (Final) version with the kernel version 2.6.16.29-xenU

free -m
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 512 135 376 0 8 97
-/+ buffers/cache: 29 483
Swap: 1023 0 1023

processor info
model name : Dual Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 275
cpu MHz : 2193.156
cache size : 1024 KB

#fdisk -l
Disk /dev/hda1: 21.4 GB, 21474836480 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2610 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk /dev/hda1 doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/hda3: 268 MB, 268435456 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 32 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk /dev/hda3 doesn't contain a valid partition table
Disk /dev/hda2: 1073 MB, 1073741824 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 130 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk /dev/hda2 doesn't contain a valid partition table

#hdparm /dev/hda
/dev/hda: No such file or directory
# hdparm /dev/hda1

/dev/hda1:
HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed: Invalid argument
readonly = 0 (off)
readahead = 256 (on)
geometry = 2610/255/63, sectors = 21474836480, start = 0

# hdparm /dev/hda2
/dev/hda2:
HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed: Invalid argument
readonly = 0 (off)
readahead = 256 (on)
geometry = 130/255/63, sectors = 1073741824, start = 0

# hdparm /dev/hda3
/dev/hda3:
HDIO_GET_MULTCOUNT failed: Invalid argument
readonly = 1 (on)
readahead = 256 (on)
geometry = 32/255/63, sectors = 268435456, start = 0
#iostat
avg-cpu: %user %nice %sys %iowait %idle
4.64 0.00 1.22 0.70 93.45
Device: tps Blk_read/s Blk_wrtn/s Blk_read Blk_wrtn
hda1 3.05 40.33 34.53 164322 140704
hda3 0.01 0.22 0.00 906 0
hda2 0.00 0.05 0.00 200 0

and i don't find the file /boot/grub/grub.conf

cd /boot/grub/
[root@cs2 grub]# ls
splash.xpm.gz
[root@cs2 grub]#

What may be the problem, Please help me as this is my live server.

Thanks & Regards,
Muammneni.