many “asmcmd daemon” high cpu

There are many hung “asmcmd daemon” processes with high CPU usage.

$top 

PID    USER  PR  NI   VIRT RES  SHR   %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
71337 grid  20  0 5717400 5.2g  1044 43.0  0.7 1:07.71 asmcmd daemon
137157grid  20  0 4751716 4.4g 14880 41.0  0.6 5:43.21 asmcmd daemon
76530 grid  20  0 5671444 5.2g  1044 40.4  0.7 2:46.47 asmcmd daemon
96115 grid  20  0 4750220 4.3g  1044 40.4  0.6 5:00.40 asmcmd daemon
81230 grid  20  0 5704468 5.2g  1036 39.7  0.7 3:58.48 asmcmd daemon
...
..
.
$ ps -eaf | grep -i asmcmd

grid 71337 1 40 Aug06 ? 13:01:13 asmcmd daemon
grid 76530 1 40 Aug06 ? 13:02:52 asmcmd daemon
grid 81230 1 40 Aug06 ? 13:04:04 asmcmd daemon
grid 96115 1 40 Aug06 ? 09:35:06 asmcmd daemon
grid 115047 81230 0 09:33 ? 00:00:00 sh -c /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/bin
/clsecho -t -o /u01/app/12.2.0.1/grid/log/diag/asmcmd/user_grid/
racnode1/alert/alert.log "ASMCMD Background (PID = 81230)
 2> /tmp/clsecho_stderr_file.txt
grid 115058 76530 0 09:33 ? 00:00:00 [asmcmd daemon]
grid 115060 126727 0 09:33 ? 00:00:00 [asmcmd daemon]
...
..
.

WORKAROUND

1)Kill the “asmcmd daemon” processes.

2) Upgrade Trace File Analyzer (TFA) to the latest version.

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