cpuspeed causing high load average?
On 05/16/2012 09:03 PM, Tony Mountifield wrote:
> In article<4FB3628A.email@example.com>,
> Karanbir Singh<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 05/15/2012 01:05 PM, Tony Mountifield wrote:
>>> Eventually I found that stopping the "cpuspeed" subsystem allowed the
>>> load average to drop down to near zero, as I would expect it to be.
>> and what impact did that have on your power consumption ? And did it
>> make a difference to the performance of the machine ?
> It's too early to say, since it is a new box that I am just setting up.
> I would expect it to consume a little more power, since the CPU will be
> running at full speed, but to perform better.
> Since it will be a high-traffic SIP server running Asterisk, I expect
> running cpuspeed would be a bit pointless anyway.
> But that wasn't my main point, which was why cpuspeed should cause an
> abnormally high load average on this system.
just a thought
there is a basic minimum load - when the CPU is at full speed it is a
small % - when the CPU is throttled back to 30% of full speed the
minimum load is a noticeable %??
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