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SubjectRe: Loadavg calculation
On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 07:55:40AM -0500, bobyetman@att.net wrote:
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> We'd like to reduce that almost 50 second lag time. Is it possible, in
> user-space, to duplicate the loadavg calculation period, say to a 15
> second load average, using the information in /proc?

You could simply recompile the kernel with a smaller LOAD_FREQ constant.
It defines how often the average computation runs. The unit is jiffies,
which is 10ms on i386.
It may break some other programs though.

-Andi
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