Subject: Re: Load Measurement
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Ian Zagorskih <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/06/2004 18:41:43
Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 01:25:37PM +0100, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
>>Is that because NetBSD has a different scheduler ?
> The "load" numbers don't realy mean anything objective. You can not compare
> them between different operating systems. I've seen AIX systems at load 20
> that were fine for interactive use, and other systems at load 2 that were
> barely usable.

..and i can run most of interactive GUI apps on QNX4/Photon having 100% 
load at user space. Same time system is about frozen when file system 
cache is flushed while load is ~10%.

ps: just my 2cents :)

// wbr