high load average

Alvin info at alvin.be
Mon Mar 15 07:42:05 UTC 2010

On Friday 05 March 2010 07:28:07 xPol wrote:
> From the 'top' report, i can see that kubuntu karmic on my laptop has a
> steady heavy load, about 8.
> No applications can be charged in particular. Several of them take  part,
> using  20% to 40% of cpu time.
> I am wondering about other contributions to the total load average: i/o
> and graphic card usage.
> How can i monitor the graphic card usage? (mine is intel 915)

Are you using Jaunty or Karmic? The drivers for that graphic card are probably 
the cause of your high load.

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