Re: load average issue

From: chuck (chucko_at_nil.car)
Date: 07/21/05


Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 01:08:32 GMT


"manish" <popli.manish@gmail.com> wrote in
news:1121863251.436185.150920@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com:

> Hi,
> My platform is redhat linux-9.....
> my hardware is 2.8GHz pentium-4 with 1 GB ram..
> Applications are Bugzilla 2.18
> ,mysql-standard-4.0.15-pc-linux-i686,httpd-2.0.40-21
> my this server often shows load average.........
> 17:48:11 up 8:01, 2 users, load average: 3.96, 3.12, 2.82
> USER TTY FROM LOGIN@ IDLE JCPU PCPU WHAT
>
> and some times it goes up to 10, 8.56, 8.01
>
> i m realy not able to get why load average goes this much any one can
> tell me the resion...
>
> Thanx
> Manish
>

In addition to what the other poster said try storing by processor usage.
either P or p (my other machine runs linux)