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SubjectRe: uninteruptable sleep (D state => load_avrg++)
On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, christophe barbe wrote:

> The sleep should certainly be interruptible and I that's what I
> said to the GFS guy. But what the reason to increment the load
> average for each D process ?

from a philosical POV: they are processes that will be runnable as
soon as the kernel returns to them.

no idea if there are technical reasons for it.

>
> Thanks,
> Christophe

--paulj

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