I have a 1 core CPU installed on my PC. Sometimes, uptime shows load >1. How is this possible and what does this mean? EDIT: The values go up to 2.4
I'm getting the following output from top: Cpu(s): 43.8%us, 32.5%sy, 4.8%ni, 2.0%id, 15.6%wa, 0.2%hi, 1.2%si, 0.0%st Mem: 16331504k total, 15759412k used, 572092k free, 4575980k buffers ...
I found that my "PCI Adapter" overheats when load is above 4.0 (having 4 cores). It does NOT overheat when the load is below 4.0 (but I had an overclocked memory that was causing trouble as I explain ...
My understanding of load average lead me to be quite shocked with my current system. The CPU in my workstation is an i7 with hyperthreading enabled, and cat /proc/cpuinfo produces 4 'cpu's. That all ...
Last Friday I upgraded my Ubuntu server to 11.10, which now runs with a 3.0.0-12-server kernel. Since then the overall performance has dropped dramatically. Before the upgrade the system load was ...
I am running some test on Amazon EC2 instances and we want to make the CPU always busy at above 80%. What I have is a program main that needs to run in high priority and I want to launch another ...
I'm observing a high load average on a certain machine (about 9) in all three load fields. I understand load as the number of processes in state "run" / currently desiring CPU time. Am I correct at ...