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Old 11-29-2011, 11:37 AM   #1
somenathpal
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Question regarding /proc/uptime


Hello All,

In my system when I issue the command

cat /proc/uptime it returns the following
3803.21 14244.93
As per my understanding the first floating point number return the total number of seconds the system has been up and the second how much of that time the machine has spent idle, in seconds. So my question is how the second number is greater than first number?
 
Old 11-29-2011, 01:47 PM   #2
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Honestly I have never seen that. What is outputted when you run the uptime command?
 
Old 11-29-2011, 05:02 PM   #3
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The first number is independent of the number of CPUs/cores.
 
Old 11-29-2011, 05:09 PM   #4
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The first number is independent of the number of CPUs/cores.
Ahh ok, that explains it then. Thanks.
 
  


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