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    SubjectRe: 2.6.22 - Suspend and Weird Load Averages
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    On Wednesday, 18 July 2007 15:51, Parag Warudkar wrote:
    >
    > For the first time since 1997 I have a machine (Mac Mini) running a
    > stock kernel which I am suspending/resuming for 2 days now without any
    > problems. Amongst the various hardware and kernel versions that I've
    > used so far this combination is the first to suspend/resume without issues!
    >
    > But one thing that annoys me a bit is that the load averages spike up
    > quite a bit after resume although it doesn't feel like the machine is
    > loaded -
    >
    > Before Resume -
    > parag@parag-desktop:~$ uptime
    > 09:35:14 up 5:18, 2 users, load average: 0.08, 0.87, 1.00
    > After Resume -
    > parag@parag-desktop:~$ uptime
    > 09:36:37 up 5:18, 2 users, load average: 12.53, 3.83, 1.98
    > parag@parag-desktop:~$
    >
    > Is this a known problem?

    I think so.

    This probably is due to the freezing of tasks. Namely, the frozen tasks
    are in TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE and add to the load average.

    > Worth fixing?

    Cartainly.

    Greetings,
    Rafael


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