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Do you think I should increase RAM size but I see its having 3gb free mem, why it is not using and have the load average reduced? Please suggest on load avg reduction, its a 32bit one i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
The load average has nothing to do with your RAM, so your RAM can't help here.
As I understand it, the load average shows how many processes are running at a given time. You also have to see that in relation to your CPU. If you have a quad-core CPU a load average of 4 is nothing bad, that is different on a single core CPU.
You want to reduce the load average? Start fewer processes.
Almost certainly not. If you were having swap traffic, there could have been a performance boost associated with reducing this traffic. But, you don't (over the very limited sampling period) have traffic to or from swap, so that performance boost cannot result.
Originally Posted by mannoj87
but I see its having 3gb free mem, why it is not using and have the load average reduced?
Because, it hasn't been able to use it for anything.
Originally Posted by mannoj87
Please suggest on load avg reduction, its a 32bit one i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
Well, in certain circumstances, a 64 bit system might work a little better. Or, it might not.
If you are going post this kind of stuff, please use code tags - it doesn't cure everything, but at least it doesn't make matters worse: