SMP CPU Statistics
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Apr 30 15:52:19 PDT 2005
:Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
:> Hiten Pandya wrote:
:>> In a day I will commit a program
:>> called cpustat(8) which will be able to display CPU load statistics
:>> for each CPU, just the way top(1) does.
:> Why not call it *top, like mtop or ctop? That gives it more relevance to
:> it's logical ancestor.
: Because that will only be one of the functions of cpustat(8). Also,
: I am not really keen on the name 'top'. Infact, after an e-mail from
: Miguel, I am more interested in calling it mpstat(8) :-)
cpustat as in systat, vmstat, etc.... cpustat is the best name for
this, especially if we start incorporating feature such as
tracking cpu statistics with the cpu performance registers.
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