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 -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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