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Old 12-22-2008, 12:29 PM   #1
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Interpreting cpu line of top command


top - 13:18:59 up 2:29, 1 user, load average: 4.11, 2.36, 3.19
Tasks: 60 total, 3 running, 57 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 1.4%us, 15.3%sy, 0.0%ni, 10.1%id, 56.4%wa, 2.5%hi, 14.4%si,

Can anybody explain the values of the above referenced cpu line from the top command output, or else point me to a good reference for same?
 
Old 12-22-2008, 12:40 PM   #2
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Take a look at this thread. If you have multiple CPUs or multicores, try to press 1 and top will show the cpu statistics for each cpu/core.
 
  


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