[thelist] how high constitutes troublesome load average.

Eduardo Kienetz eduardok at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 22:49:24 CDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Robert Lee <rob at rob-n-steph.net> wrote:
> Keep in mind that there are lots of other factors that could make a machine
> slow down (IO, DB, etc.), and load average is just one factor, but a
> continually high load sure doesn't help.

I gotta emphasize this point mentioned by Robert that you should
analyze the other factors. What are you running in that machine? Do
you write a lot to disk? Do you read a lot from disk?

Eduardo Bacchi Kienetz

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