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How to read System Load

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by cgondo, Oct 21, 2006.

  1. cgondo

    cgondo Network Guru Member

    Under the status page, there is a field called System load. How do you read this information? What does it say and what those numbers respresent?

    Can someone explain?

  2. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    the 3 numbers are representative of system load at 1min/5min/15min duration. the numbers themselves are an indicator of load on the system, ie 1.5=15%(iirc)
  3. cgondo

    cgondo Network Guru Member

    Thanks for the explanation. I have been watching it closely and seems like the numbers are always less than 1. What would really increase the load of the unit? Even when i am doing heavy downloading it is still 7%
  4. lwf-

    lwf- Network Guru Member

    Try pressing F5 for a minute when youre logged into the HTTP interface. :)

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