At Sunday, 25 February 2001, you wrote:
>> I swear that I used to get 230 or so bogomips running UML on on my
>> Pentium II - the host reports 466.
>> I now get 20-30 and it's clearly very sluggish - using the keyboard
>> to talk to ut vrom a VC is rubery, like telnet through a busy
>This is because of the 2 Ghz CPU support that went in around 2.4.0.
>Everyone's bogomips got divided by HZ, which for UML is 20.
The K6-II/500 gives
Calibrating delay loop... 999.42 BogoMIPS
the UML guest gives:
Calibrating delay loop... 24.90 BogoMIPS
Or does everyone only mean those on UML?
>> At times I see one thread up to 40% and another also quite busy.
>> procinfo doesn't give me disk I/O information (it doesn't support
>> kernels), but I have noticed the interrupt cound for IDE goes up
>> rather briskly, and loadaverage heads up past 2 on a machine that's
>> otherwise idle.
>What threads are busy? They identify themselves for ps by their
Unforunately it was top that showed me the problem, an it doesn't
give enough info to distinguish them.
However, it's been very well-behaved today - mustn't like the bad
I was building RHL 7.0 filesystems yesterday, and I noticed it schedules
a few jobs to be run soon after the first boot.
I suspect that these are to blame.
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