Strange systat output on SMP FreeBSD 5.0-Current
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 16 10:04:00 PDT 2003
On 16-May-2003 Petri Helenius wrote:
> John Baldwin wrote:
>>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
>>>see per-CPU utilization. (of the bundled utilities)
> Where exactly? This is from an SMP machine:
> 26 processes: 2 running, 24 sleeping
> CPU states: 14.0% user, 0.0% nice, 0.2% system, 19.5% interrupt, 66.3%
> Mem: 165M Active, 582M Inact, 205M Wired, 44M Cache, 112M Buf, 5560K Free
did you do a top -S to show system processes? That shows you the
%time for each of the idle processes. Btw, the <idle> below is equivalent
to the idle % above in the top display.
> Here is "pigs" from the same:
> root idle: cpu0 XXXXXXXXXXXXX
> <idle> XXXXXXXXXXXX
> root idle: cpu1 XXXXXXXXXXXX
> root rxxxxxx XXXXX
> root irq18: em2 XXX
> root irq17: em1 XXX
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