what is this "System information disabled due to load higher than 12.0" ?

September 13, 2016 4.9k views
Apache Ubuntu


i see this message :

System information disabled due to load higher than 12.0

when i log to server .

how to fix it ?


1 Answer

A load of 12 means that your droplet is under an insanely huge amount of stress possibly due to a runaway process or infection. It is unlikely you’ll be able to do much of anything to it while it’s in that state so I would recommend attempting a reboot in order to regain access and then start reviewing your log files. The utility top will also help in identifying what processes are causing the load (use Ctrl+c to exit top when you’re done).

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