Subject: Re: is load average reported correctly??
To: Chris Csanady <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/16/1996 14:37:08
On Tue, 16 Jan 1996 08:50:00 -0600 
 Chris Csanady <> wrote:

 > hi, i was just wondering if the load avg is reported correctly in current.
 > i am curious, because for some reason, my load avg is constantly at about
 > .10 or so, whether i have 2 or 75 processes.  if this is so, does this not
 > mean that the system is using 10% of my cpu time even when idle?  if so,
 > why?  most systems that i have used are usually at 0.00 when idle..

Actually, load average is now calculated _correctly_.  cgd would be best 
to explain the bug and his fix.

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