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Re: too much context switching

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 1:02 PM, T o n g <mlist4suntong@yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Jul 2011 11:20:18 -0600, ChadDavis wrote:
>> I'm learning about various tools to monitor performance.  I'm reading
>> about vmstat right now, and it says that context switching, if very
>> high, can be an indicator of misbehaving hardware
> Hi ChadDavis, can you post more about this vmstat and context switching
> please? what the material you are reading say about them? I'm interested
> to know.

vmstat is a tool to measure computer resource usage.  I'm reading
about it in a book called Linux Administration Handbook.

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