3.2.27. /proc/stat

3.2.27. /proc/stat

This file keeps track of a variety of different statistics about the system since it was last restarted. The contents of /proc/stat, which can be quite long, usually begins like the following example:

cpu  259246 7001 60190 34250993 137517 772 0 
cpu0 259246 7001 60190 34250993 137517 772 0 
intr 354133732 347209999 2272 0 4 4 0 0 3 1 1249247 0 0 80143 0 422626 5169433 
ctxt 12547729 
btime 1093631447 
processes 130523 
procs_running 1 
procs_blocked 0 
preempt 5651840  
cpu  209841 1554 21720 118519346 72939 154 27168 
cpu0 42536 798 4841 14790880 14778 124 3117 
cpu1 24184 569 3875 14794524 30209 29 3130 
cpu2 28616 11 2182 14818198 4020 1 3493 
cpu3 35350 6 2942 14811519 3045 0 3659 
cpu4 18209 135 2263 14820076 12465 0 3373 
cpu5 20795 35 1866 14825701 4508 0 3615 
cpu6 21607 0 2201 14827053 2325 0 3334 
cpu7 18544 0 1550 14831395 1589 0 3447 
intr 15239682 14857833 6 0 6 6 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 29 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 94982 0 286812 
ctxt 4209609 
btime 1078711415 
processes 21905 
procs_running 1 
procs_blocked 0

Some of the more commonly used statistics include:


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