[CentOS-virt] steadily increasing/high loadavg without i/o wait or cpu utilization

Christopher G. Stach II cgs at ldsys.net
Fri Nov 20 09:41:49 UTC 2009

----- "Günter Zimmermann" <guenter.zimmermann at gmx.at> wrote:

> Thank you for your reply. I could find just one process in D and this
> is
> a delayed resync from another raid device. It is delayed because of
> the
> big resync in progress.  I think this is not the problem. Could the
> running resync cause the high loadavg without showing up i/o wait or
> cpu
> utilization in top?

It sure can. All of the D, R, and Zs count toward your load average. It looks like you should be somewhere approaching 8.

Christopher G. Stach II

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