Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 03:40:02 +0200
Local: Thurs, Oct 21 2010 9:40 pm
Subject: Re: High CPU load when machine is idle (related to PROBLEM: Unusually high load average when idle in 2.6.35, 188.8.131.52 and later)
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 02:36:21PM -0400, tm@ wrote:It did not. When I came home and checked, my load average was a
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 09:48:43PM -0400, tm@ wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 07:26:45PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > OK, how does this work for people? I find my idle load is still a tad
> > I haven't had a chance to keep up with the topic, and I apologize. I'll be
> > Tim McGrath
> Now that I've actually had a chance to boot the kernel with the patch
> I'll let you guys know if this actually bottoms out at some point.
> Tim McGrath
steady 0.7-0.8 across the board on all averages with the machine idle since
six hours ago. I guess the patch didn't fix the problem for me. If you want,
I'll try building master/tip with the patch applied, but I doubt it'll
really be different.
On the plus side, the patch did do something - it seems much less
I wish I understood the code enough to know what is going wrong
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