Initial 6.1 questions

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Jun 13 21:00:30 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 12:57:38PM -0700, Danial Thom wrote:

> Since everyone agrees that the load measuring
> tools aren't all that accurate, what criteria was
> used to determine that the changes made in 7 have
> the effect that you think they have had?

Not by using top(1).  vmstat seems to do a better job of reporting CPU
usage, but still you want to measure what the system can actually do,
not how accurately it estimates its own performance.

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