How can this 'top' command output make sense? Load over 7 and total CPU use ~5%

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon May 25 08:14:27 UTC 2009

>> first - says that it's measure of CPU load
>> then - "or waiting for short-term events such as disk I/O" - which is NOT
>> measure of CPU load.
> Er, what? Of course it is!
amount of disk I/O is a measure of CPU load? seems you are true expert ;)

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