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Old 07-16-2001, 09:04 AM   #1
Steve Trendel
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I've found commands that show the amount of processing time
that processes have consumed, but I'm interested in knowing
what the recent average CPU load was--like looking at perfmon
on one of those other OSs. My concern is that too many jobs
may be run at the same time--causing some of them to run too


Old 07-16-2001, 09:29 AM   #2
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If you are comparing Linux to a non-Unix OS then you'll get a very unfair match. Unix system always run a lot more jobs and have a lot of stuff going on in background. When you run 'top' or 'uptime' you get three number that represent the average load of your system over three time periods (have a look at the man pages for what those periods are - I can't remember...)


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Not an answer but has some apps like ard the Auto Renice Daemon and also some backgroundprocess checkers, maybe thatll help.

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Thanks! That's exactly what I needed. -S


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