Strange systat output on SMP FreeBSD 5.0-Current

John Baldwin jhb at
Thu May 15 14:27:45 PDT 2003

On 15-May-2003 Petri Helenius wrote:
>> The <idle> is not a process, it's a measure of how idle the system is.
>> It's generated from the same thing %idle in top(1) comes from.
>> Probably systat should ignore the actual idle processes.
> That would be quite bad because that´s the only place I know where you can
> actually
> see per-CPU utilization. (of the bundled utilities)



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