[GE users] Load on computers

Valentin Ruano valentin.ruano at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 15:51:46 BST 2008


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I would say that you should diagnose it using tools like "top" and "ps".

Of course you have to take into account the non-SGE load (system processes
and user interactive load). If you have 4 cpus I reckon that you should at
least leave one for regular programs.

On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Jan Sundermeyer <
jan.sundermeyer at iis.fraunhofer.de> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> i have a rather fundamental querstion which is only slightly related to
> SGE.
> We use the sge 6.1 under Linux.
> When on a 4 cpu machine 4 jobs are executed, the load rises to levels over
> 5 which leads to job suspensions.
> For a lower number of jobs, load equals the number of jobs which are
> running.
> Has anybody an idea why the load increases so drastically when the machine
> is fully used ?
> By the way, no swapping, no io-waits are shown.
>
> Thanks,
>  Jan
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