CPU usage 100% but no process hogging CPU
kris at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 28 08:30:51 PDT 2007
Mario Lobo wrote:
> On Sunday 28 October 2007 10:38:36 Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Oh, you were going by the load average? That is not a measure of system
>> performance, it only shows how many processes are running.
>> Anyway, glad you resolved it to your satisfaction.
> What would be the proper way to measure system performance/load then ?
By measuring performance, i.e. how well it performs according to
whatever criteria are important to you :)
You can use load measurements like load average and CPU usage to focus
your performance measurements but they are not themselves performance
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