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SubjectRe: msleep() an load average
On 05/04/2011 02:11 PM, Eibach, Dirk wrote:
> while(1) msleep_interruptible(1000);
>
> I appreciate their admiration, but still there are doubts in my mind: Is
> this code really any better?

Try to send it a signal, it will eat 100% of CPU without sleeping.

> Is the loadavg metric broken beyond repair?

No, this is expected behaviour. Uninterruptible sleeps count as I/O load.

regards,
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js


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