thrashing

Greg Lindahl lindahl at keyresearch.com
Thu Aug 28 16:23:37 EDT 2003


On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 11:19:28AM -0700, Glen Kaukola wrote:

> I mean, I can look at top, and free, and sar and everything 
> doesn't look much different than when the other simulations were 
> running,

A clear sign of thrashing is that the program should be getting a lot
less than 100% of the cpu, because it's waiting for blocks from the
disk.

-- greg

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