interpreting uptime output

Laszlo Nagy gandalf at
Thu Mar 29 18:11:08 UTC 2007

> A job is a runnable process.  The run queue is a list containing the 
> processes which are runnable at a particular time.  Lower numbers 
> indicate lower CPU load.  From "man getloadavg":

Hmm. Somebody could modify the man page of uptime and add a reference to 
getloadavg. Do you think this would be a good improvement?

By the way, thank you for the information. Since I have two processors 
now I know that I do not need to worry below 2.0. :-)


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