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Old 06-05-2004, 03:48 PM   #1
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"User" & "System" CPU load difference


Maybe it is stupid... but which is the difference?

When i mv a file is "system cpu loab" but why?
 
Old 06-05-2004, 04:42 PM   #2
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user time is while executing code in user space (programs and librarys)
kernel time is while executing code in kernel space (kernel and drivers)
when u move a file, most work is done by the kernel(by the filesystem and harddisc drivers)
 
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kernel time = system time
 
Old 06-06-2004, 01:42 AM   #4
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if a program has code to move files is system or user time? [system i think]
 
  


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