Load average increasing


Well-Known Member
Oct 10, 2016
the CPU Load average is since yesterday 5 pm increasing. Until the reboot I made 6 hours ago the load was at 280. Now it's at 36 and still increasing again. The CPU usage is normal like before (3-4 %).
What is this and what can I do?
You did not provide enough data for anyone to help you.
Load average basically means number of processes waiting for CPU or in your case for something else.

Check out what is running using top, htop, or ps faxu.
Also check dmesg -T for warnings and errors.

Do your VMs run normally?


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