system laggy under load, SCHED_BSD

Tobias Roth roth at
Mon Jan 23 13:38:36 PST 2006

On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 11:46:01AM +0300, Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 22, 2006 at 11:00:28PM +0100, Tobias Roth wrote:
> T> Since some time, I experience extremely bad system behaviour under
> T> load. For instance when compiling something, or unpacking a large
> T> archive, the system is almost unusable, even the mouse pointer
> T> reacts sloppy.
> T> 
> T> My system:
> T> 
> T> 6.0-STABLE FreeBSD 6.0-STABLE #7: Sun Jan 22 15:53:39 CET 2006 i386
> T> 
> T> I use SCHED_BSD.
> T> 
> T> How can I diagnose the problem, or provide more information? What
> T> factors might influence what I experience? I cannot give a more precise
> T> point in time as when this started, since I switched versions and
> T> systems a few times recently.
> What are numbers for the swap in/out in top(1)?

No swapping is hapenind accordng to top.

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