Well its paging somewhat which suprises me, but unless your disks are in PIO
mode I would not expect it to account for that.
What network and disk drivers are you using ?
> ext3 mounted, and we had a lot of problems with ext3 when reaching maximum
> capacity ( after reboot had a lot of fatal errors ), but that seemed to
Thats not a good sign for trusting the machine either
> passed, and now we are getting this unusual load, plus the system is not
> so reponsive.
Not so responsive as when ? also what is in the dmesg log ?
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