On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 11:45:10AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> 
> Hey guys,
> 
> Any ideas *why* my load is so high when my desktop wasn't touched for
> 9, 10 hours?  I was running mostly KDE3 konsoles, and had a few other
> processes going, the apps iconisized.  The server is still running;
> I've killed everything I can think of to reduce the load.  It may be
> that the screen won't come back if the load is > 1.00.  I'm upgrading
> my kernel to see if *that* has any effect.  O/wise, I'm out of ideas.

Try leaving 'top -SI' running in a console window. That should tell you what
the culprit is.

Roland
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