[mythtv-users] Slightly OT: Moving from drive slowing down entire system

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Tue Sep 5 14:16:44 UTC 2006

On Mon, 04 Sep 2006, jacob did have cause to say:

> 99.3% of you CPU is being used by a process (or processes) waiting on
> some piece of hardware. Your swap thread is in a D(ead) state, and if

Actually, thats D for Disk, not D for Dead. So its waiting on IO to 
complete.  (Which could be the bad disk retrying reads/writes.)  'Z' is 
generally the 'dead' marker (zombie).

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