> It would seem that you are running "a little thin" on RAM and are
> running into disk/OS cache issues.
I hope not (the server has 768Mb, DB 10000 pages @ 8K, no disk rattles).
Whilst it is worse, with lots of disk rattling, on a machine with less
memory, I stil don't understand what it is doing, does it not allocate the
cache untill the 'first query' is run?
1:19am up 20 days, 23:02, 1 user, load average: 0.90, 0.71, 1.01