On Thursday 02 August 2007 13:52, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: > Hello, > > On Thu, 2 Aug 2007 13:44:33 +0300, Nikos Vassiliadis > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > wrote: > > On Wednesday 25 July 2007 20:50, Momchil Ivanov wrote: > >> На Wednesday 25 July 2007 19:38:41 Zbigniew Szalbot написа: > >> > Dear all, > >> > > >> > Is there a tool similar to top which would measure system load and > >> > write it to a file that could later be analyzed? The time when my > >> > system is most loaded happens between 3 and 5 a.m. so a trace of > >> > the system load would be a wonderful thing to have. I need it to > >> > tailor some of the jobs accordingly. Any advice? > >> > > >> > Thanks in advance! > >> > >> You can make a cronjob doing "uptime >> /path/to/logfile" every > >> minute > > > > Or perhaps "sysctl -n vm.loadavg" instead of uptime, > > which is the same information, but requires less > > scrubbing. > > Thanks but that wouldn't record the time, would it? With uptime it is > nice to have the current time also recorded and I can compare logs to > load by time.
If I had to implement this for me, I would do it this way: echo `date "+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M"; sysctl -n vm.loadavg` But I had in mind easy parsing. If you do eye "parsing" then uptime is fine too:) Nikos _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"