Log load average

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Fri Jul 27 12:19:06 UTC 2007

Somebody in the thread at some point said:

> What's the quickest/easiest way to log system load average to a text
> file?  I was using SAR, but getting load averages is a pain.  I was
> hoping there'd be a quick way to do it, but googling has come up with
> bupkiss.

while [ 1 ] ; do date | tr '\n' ' '  >> /tmp/loadlog ; \
cat /proc/loadavg >> /tmp/loadlog ; sleep 30s ; done


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