2009/5/24 Wojciech Puchar <woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>:
>> From the glossary (p. 630) of _The_Design_and_Implementation_of_the
>> _FreeBSD_Operating_System_ by McKusick and Neville-Neil:
>> load average A measure of CPU load on the system. The load
>> in FreeBSD is an average of the number of processes ready
>> run or waiting for short-term events such as disk I/O to
>> complete, as sampled once per second over the previous one-
>> minute interval of system operation.
> so this glossary should be fixed because it's nonsense.
> first - says that it's measure of CPU load
> then - "or waiting for short-term events such as disk I/O" - which is NOT
> measure of CPU load.
Er, what? Of course it is!
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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