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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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