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Re: Some preliminary cpan smoking reports

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Nicholas Clark
September 5, 2011 01:39
Re: Some preliminary cpan smoking reports
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On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 08:25:33AM +0200, Steffen Mueller wrote:

> * Yes. On a quad core machine. That's also on purpose. There are quite a 
> lot of distributions that just waste wallclock time waiting for input 
> that never comes. While I blacklisted a lot of them thanks to George's 
> advice and Andreas' work, I assume there's still plenty to make the 
> over-commitment a net win.

random samples as I write this:

 10:37:46 up 657 days, 10:11,  1 user,  load average: 4.95, 5.17, 5.21

 10:38:15 up 657 days, 10:12,  1 user,  load average: 5.13, 5.20, 5.22

six seems to be about the right level of overcommitting. At least,
currently :-)

Nicholas Clark

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