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Re: Load average is high: who's to blame?



On Mon, 09 Oct 2006 12:15:34 -0700
Gordon Messmer <yinyang eburg com> wrote:

> Andre Costa wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've been seeing unusually high load averages on my system lately
> > (numbers sometimes range between 3.0-5.0, and stay there). I'm not
> > talking abut CPU load (CPU usage is fine), I guess the problem is
> > I/O related.
> 
> ps axf | awk '{if($3 !~ /S/) {print}}'
> 
> You'll see all of the processes which aren't sleeping.  Load average
> is a count of those processes, over time.

Cool, that's something indeed. I'll try it out.

Anyway, I disabled beagle for the time being, and overall I think load
stabilized on a low level. I guess I will have to wait for FC6 to use a
newer beagle and see if it improved...

Thks for the tip,

Andre

-- 
Andre Oliveira da Costa


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