logging system load

Momchil Ivanov idiotbg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 17:50:19 UTC 2007

На Wednesday 25 July 2007 19:38:41 Zbigniew Szalbot написа:
> Dear all,
> Is there a tool similar to top which would measure system load and write it
> to a file that could later be analyzed? The time when my system is most
> loaded happens between 3 and 5 a.m. so a trace of the system load would be
> a wonderful thing to have. I need it to tailor some of the jobs
> accordingly. Any advice?
> Thanks in advance!

You can make a cronjob doing "uptime >> /path/to/logfile" every minute

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