### About the Load Average Calculation Formula

Posted:

**2022/09/16 11:21:22**●Load Average Formula

loat(t) :

loat(t-1) :

n:

interval:

min:

e:

Confirmation

(1) Is the above recognition correct?

(2) Is it correct that the previous load average value is required for load average calculation?

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**load(t) = n+((load(t-1)-n)/e^(interval/(min*60)))**loat(t) :

**load average at time t**loat(t-1) :

**load average before time t (1 minute ago or 5 minutes ago or 15 minutes ago)**

n:

**Number of running or uninterruptible threads**interval:

**interval between calculations (seconds). 5 seconds for RHEL(centos)**min:

**average time (minutes)**e:

**number of Napiers (2.7182...)**Confirmation

(1) Is the above recognition correct?

(2) Is it correct that the previous load average value is required for load average calculation?

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