[K12OSN] bottleneck question

Liam Marshall lsrpm at mts.net
Fri Sep 10 19:15:26 UTC 2004

>You will also see the cpu use and idle time.  If your swap
>partition is on an efficient scsi disk you might see the
>cpu have a fairly high idle percentage while the system
>waits for disk access.  With an IDE system you might see
>high cpu use along with swap activity.   If you see high
>cpu use (low idle percentage) and little swapping, it
>won't help much to add RAM.

just ran vmstat 5 again.  am sitting at 0's for si so bi and bo says 
198  cpu id says 0   Can you tell waht the likely problem is there?

Please help!  Much appreciated

>   Les Mikesell
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