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[ubuntu] understanding processes and cpu load

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey, I am no newbie to Ubuntu but still a novice... I have a server which has been running for some time now and as I have begun to dig a little more into understanding how everything works... erh does not work. Using nmon I noticed one process will show a CPU load of 110-120% and this would give me some buffer error. I believe the process is not multithreaded as ps -aux only shows one line for the process. Does a CPU load over 100% then mean the process is "qued" or what does this mean? Cheers, Mik (Hardware)