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Re: Very high loads



On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 06:05:55PM -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:

> If you run 
> 
> "systat vmstat" 
> 
> for a few minutes, you can get a clearer picture of what is going on.
> 
> Remember that load average is not a good indication of what is
> actually happening on the machine.

I have since rebooted the machine and the load is back to normal. The next time
I see the insane loads I will try systat. Right now it looks like this:

   19 users    Load  1.25  1.74  1.90                  Tue Nov 26 18:13:00 2002

Mem:KB  REAL        VIRTUAL                  PAGING   SWAPPING    Interrupts
      Tot Share    Tot  Share   Free         in  out   in  out    425 total
Act 34388  2072 402708 233588 339664 count   17                   100 clock
All149712 1606021917001200792        pages    2                       vt0
                                                                  128 rtc
Proc:r  p  d  s  w    Csw  Trp  Sys  Int  Sof  Flt   88 cow        10 ahc1
            43         97  610  872  433   53  577    9 objlk         ncr3
	                                              7 objht       6 ncr2
  3.6% Sys   4.1% User   0.0% Nice  90.8% Idle       65 zfod        4 pciide0
|    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |   | 4929 nzfod     177 xl0
==>>                                               1.33 %zfod
                                                        kern
Namei         Sys-cache     Proc-cache             9196 wire
    Calls     hits    %     hits     %           126192 act
     1372     1285   94       13     1            11820 inact
                                                 339664 free
Discs  wd0  sd0  sd1  sd2  sd3  fd0                     daefr
seeks    4    1    5    4    6                      159 prcfr
xfers    4    1    5    4    6                       82 react
Kbyte   22    5   38   23   41                          scan
sec    0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0  0.0                          hdrev
							intrn

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