Bug 3704 - top not working correctly any more
Summary: top not working correctly any more
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Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procps
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-06-24 14:00 UTC by michael.waite
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-02 14:58:51 UTC


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Description michael.waite 1999-06-24 14:00:24 UTC
top does not seem to be correctly reporting cpu usage on
our smp systems. It seemed to work more accuratly on 5.2.
Now that we are running 6.0 on alpha and x86, it is
unreliable.

Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-24 15:05:59 UTC
Could I get you to send a better decription of the problem to us?
What exactly is top showing that makes you think that it is displaying
incorrect values?

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-07-23 09:21:59 UTC
Michael, your 3 line patch to use the cpu0 value rather than summing
over cpu's fixes this problem.

Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 1999-08-02 14:58:59 UTC
The next release of procps will have that three line patch, and
will certainly be in the next release of Red Hat Linux.


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