CPU usage shown by top

scuba at centroin.com.br scuba at centroin.com.br
Wed Jun 29 20:02:17 GMT 2005


	Interesting reading.

	BTW, with hyperthreading (or SMP) boxes the "top" command shows
another column that is not documented in the man page.
	What does it mean the "C" column?   I guess it´s the cpu actually
running the job, but why I can see something like this:

CPU0	1
CPU1	0

- Marcelo Souza

On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Nikolas Britton wrote:

|On 6/21/05, Richard Lupton <r.lupton at gmail.com> wrote:
|> Hello,
|> Can anyone explain where the CPU usage values in top come from? When
|> my computer is busy, the "CPU states" row in the header shows
|> reasonably high load, but the sum of the cpu column never adds up to
|> as much.
|> Thanks,
|>     Richard
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