New Clamav 0.90.3

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Jun 1 09:17:33 IST 2007

Chris Yuzik wrote:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> Alex Neuman spake the following on 5/31/2007 11:59 AM:
>>> You could almost say his response time *improved*! :-)
>> Because he hasn't had to run the "work" process. But that probably 
>> won't last
>> too much longer.
> Ok, that's funny. I was just reading an aricle detailing the 
> inner-workings of load averages.
> So Julian, what is your load average these days? ;-)
I try to keep it below about 0.4 whenever possible. But my folks are 
coming to see me today, so it'll a bit higher :-)
It's not going up to 1 until I have to run the "work" process, which 
won't happen for another month yet. That tends to consume all available 
resources, and result in a load avg of 2 or 3 for long periods of time. 
The only saviour at that point is the "lunch" command which consumes a 
lot of resources but does nothing. Surprisingly useful at times...


Julian Field MEng CITP
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