hernandes.sousa at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 01:48:37 UTC 2010
That's it! There were great other resources in the wikipedia page. Thanks.
On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 3:41 AM, Justin Gruenberg
<justin.gruenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Hernandes Sousa
> <hernandes.sousa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> I was taking a look at the uptime command and saw the load average.
>> I've been looking around and saw that how this gets calculated is
>> quite a mistery, all I know is that it's based on the average
>> processes queue (by measuring processes state and I/O). Could anyone
>> please clarify a bit more?
> Wikipedia does a pretty good job explaining (or, better than I would).
>> What about a good number to keep it under? (I've read that it should
>> be kept under 1, but as I don't understand the whole thing I'm not
> Ideally, the load average would be less than the number of processors you have.
> ubuntu-users mailing list
> ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-users
More information about the ubuntu-users