This doesn't make sense to me, why would there be a load of 5 if there are zero processes in the runq? 12:00:01 AM runq-sz plist-sz ldavg-1 ldavg-5 ldavg-15 12:05:01 AM 0 708 ...
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 ...
Until recently i thought the load average (as shown for example in top) was a moving average on the n last values of the number of process in state "runnable" or "running". And n would have been ...