`On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 08:03:06AM -0800, Andi Kleen wrote:> > > Yes it is.> > > > > > It's for the complete sampling period because it is computed> > > over the delta from the last sample to the previous sample.> > > > > > There isn't really a metric at a point, it is always over a interval.> > > > agreed, it's the count we meassured from the last sample.. but the> > 'averaged' word above implies to me we compute some average over the> > 'sampling' period, which we dont do> > Do you have a better word in mind?> > AFAIK average is the right word for this because it's the summary> for that time period.the way I understand it is that we take the values from the currentsample and count the metric value.. so the phrase:.. the metric computed is averaged over the whole sampling period,not just for the sample point ...does not make sense to me.. because we take the value of thatsingle 'sample point'.. I dont see any average sum in therebut my english might be borken and you mean that in a different wayjirka`