[K12OSN] OT: High load averages with CentOS?

David Hopkins dahopkins429 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 15:52:01 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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"?

Flash is version 124.  The top 10 changed at each refresh but were
either FF or Staroffice which is what I expected to see.

Dave Hopkins

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