Why is my load ave so high now?

Andrew Parker gbofspam at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 21:21:29 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Andrew Parker<gbofspam at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Kevin J.
> Cummings<cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
>> astropulse is the SETI at Home BOINC client that I run (NICEd to 19).
>> It only uses "excess cycles" and in the past my load average has never
>> exceed the 3-5 range, except when I was doing "real" work on the system
>> (like running firefox, thunderbird, and other real programs), something I
>> almost never do anymore since I bought myself a laptop.
> kill it off, wait a few minutes and see if the load average comes down

did you try this yet?

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