Issues related to applications and software problems
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Could some one please give me the defination of load average and it would be great if explain it with example.
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Here is an easy to understand explanation.
Also keep in mind that loadavg shows processes that aare in R or D state, so you might experience high load avg when actually I/O is the problem.
Example: Stale NFS mount with multiple 'ls' waiting for the NFS to respond.