Keyboard problem with Ubuntu 9.04

Tom Chiverton tom.chiverton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 18 03:29:45 CDT 2009


Actualy, it's not that straight forward.
Typically, a value of '1' in all three fields means the CPU is working
flat out, and has been solidly for the last 15 minutes or so.
This is not good.

On 17/06/2009, David Ayers <ayers at fsfe.org> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 17.06.2009, 13:10 +0100 schrieb Tom Chiverton:
>> Yeah, 1.0 is heavily loaded, assuming you are not doing anything ! It
>> should be under 0.1.
>> What does 'top' list as using it all ?
>
> 1 means that there is on average one task waiting for CPU time.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Load_(computing)
>
> It does not constitute heavy load and should definitely not cause
> keyboard delays in the range of seconds.
>
> Cheers,
> David
>
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Tom



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