Monitoring CPU usage on multi-core system

Bob Johnson fbsdlists at
Mon Aug 27 07:25:22 PDT 2007

On 8/27/07, Paul Hoffman <phoffman at> wrote:
> Hi again. On a dual-core system, how do I tell how much of each of
> the CPU cores are in use? Is the CPU usage in 'top' for the two CPUs
> at once? Is there something in ports (that works without X...) that
> will give good info?


top -S

or while you are running top, just press shift-S.

- Bob

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