Loadavg is off-by-one

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Mon Sep 6 19:17:02 PDT 2004


Craig Reyenga wrote:
> I am using v 1.121 of sched_ule.c; I will try 1.125 from HEAD soon.
you can't do that

too much has changed to allow it to just be copied over.

> 
> -Craig
> 
> From: "Justin Settle" <quaggamail at quaggaspace.org>
> 
>>On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 21:01, Craig Reyenga wrote:
>>
>>>When I run N instances of "yes > /dev/null" on my 5.3-BETA3 box
> 
> (actually I
> 
>>>cvsupped to RELENG_5 about a day after) I see a load average of ~N+1.
> 
> When
> 
>>>the system is idle, it's 0, as it ought to be.
>>>
>>>More info upon request.
>>>
>>>-Craig
>>>
>>>More info:
>>>ULE scheduler, UP box.
>>>
>>
>>Running the same tests, I get a load average that slowly creeps up to N
>>and holds there.  This is using the 4BSD scheduler however, on a UP
>>box.
>>
> 
> [snip]
> 
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