[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: uninteruptable sleep (D state => load_avrg++)
    > The sleep should certainly be interruptible and I that's what I said to t=
    > he GFS guy.
    > But what the reason to increment the load average for each D process ?

    D indicates short term I/O wait. This is how unix has always computed the
    laod average.

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:23    [W:0.025 / U:60.068 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site