Subject: Re: newlock2 changes vs load
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: Paul Ripke <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/2007 09:56:56
On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 08:31:27PM +0100, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> This also applies to LFS.
> If I run LFS as a root file system, then my load is slightly above about 
> 1.12
> Now with 4.99.10 my load idles at 3.12 (1+2)

I'm not running -current yet, but I'm guessing we have another 1+
kernel threads ticking over enough to add to the load average.
I remember seeing this old post:

about the aiodone thread. Do we need to count all these kernel
threads? Given that most of them are doing work on behalf of
user threads, we appear to be doubling up.

Paul Ripke