Bug 3704 - top not working correctly any more
top not working correctly any more
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-06-24 10:00 EDT by michael.waite
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-02 10:58:51 EDT
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Description michael.waite 1999-06-24 10:00:24 EDT
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 11:05:59 EDT
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 05:21:59 EDT
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 10:58:59 EDT
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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