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Bug 51464 - sar does give a wrong % for CPU time (1024%)
sar does give a wrong % for CPU time (1024%)
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sysstat (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-08-10 13:34 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-10 13:34:31 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-08-10 13:34:27 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.3-12 i686)

Description of problem:
sar does give wrong results on Alpha, it seem to assume that
HZ is 100 for all architectures (tru for Intel, but Alpha is 1024). I guess
sar uses the C function times().

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. sar -u 1	

Actual Results:  dilbert:~> sar -u 1
Linux 2.4.3-12smp (dilbert)     08/10/2001
01:39:13 PM       CPU     %user     %nice   %system     %idle
01:39:14 PM       all      2.00      0.00     18.00    1004.00
Average:          all      2.00      0.00     18.00    1004.00

Expected Results:  Total time being at a total of 100% (maybe 200% for dual
processor, but not 1024%)...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-08-13 15:50:08 EDT
fixed in rawhide, and the next release.

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