Solved

Linux, user, system, wait CPU

Posted on 2012-03-22
1
608 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Regarding  mpstat

What would a high ration of user to system indicate

What would a high ratio of system to user indicate
0
Comment
Question by:Los Angeles1
1 Comment
 
LVL 77

Accepted Solution

by:
arnold earned 500 total points
ID: 37754141
All the processes that are running on the system are reflected in their usage user deals with the data of all apps, processes.  System deals
It varies, user wait state means the system is waiting for data usually from disk, network, or external device.
User services I.e. web server, local users, database servers, mailserver will count in the user column.
System would reflect the system level stats.
High user state means that you have too many services for the system to handle.
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I am a long time windows user and for me it is normal to have spaces in directory and file names. Changing to Linux I found myself frustrated when I moved my windows data over to my new Linux computer. The problem occurs when at the command line.…
I. Introduction There's an interesting discussion going on now in an Experts Exchange Group — Attachments with no extension (http://www.experts-exchange.com/discussions/210281/Attachments-with-no-extension.html). This reminded me of questions tha…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question