[K12OSN] OT: High load averages with CentOS?

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 15:36:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 6:34 AM, David Hopkins <dahopkins429 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am curious if anyone else is seeing the following:
> In a classroom of 27 students, they launch Firefox,
> Staroffice8 Impress, and Staroffice8 Writer. The load average goes to
> around 32 and stays there.  There isn't any swap being used (memory
> usage is at 85%), and %id is around 1-2%.  This same system running
> Fedora 7 ran these same packages in this scenario with a load average
> of around 6 and %id in the 50% range.  I have made certain that I have
> the same version of FF (and flash and java plugins) as well as the

What version of flash?
What are the top 10 apps listed by "top"?

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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