more CPU being used than I have (?)
craig001 at lerwick.hopto.org
Wed Jan 26 14:32:29 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 11:36 -0700, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 06:20:02AM -0700, Dmitri Brengauz wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:07 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Do you have a reference to a relatively simple explanation of how that
> > > weighting works (and why)?
> > man 1 ps:
> > %cpu The CPU utilization of the process; this is a decaying average
> > over up to a minute of previous (real) time. Since the time
> > base over which this is computed varies (since processes may be
> > very young) it is possible for the sum of all %cpu fields to
> > exceed 100%.
> Unfortunately, that doesn't explain why.
ASK GOOGLE !!!
a quick google search gave me -
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