Performance question

Alan Fiebig mailscanner at ELKNET.NET
Wed Oct 8 20:19:15 IST 2003

>What you are referring to is not the what is called the load of the
>The load is the output of the uptime command:
># uptime
>  3:05pm  up 97 days,  7:32,  3 users,  load average: 0.76, 1.03, 0.98
>Top also displays these values.
>The % numbers are labelled:
>CPU states: 21.0% user,  3.1% system,  0.0% nice, 75.7% idle
>in my top output.  A healthy system uses very little system time.

Ah, Linux semantics vs. M$ semantics. Thanks for that, it really helps.

My TOP shows system time 55%-65% range most of the time.


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