|GETLOADAVG(3)||Library Functions Manual||GETLOADAVG(3)|
getloadavg — get
system load averages
getloadavg() function returns the
number of processes in the system run queue averaged over various periods of
time. Up to nelem samples are retrieved and assigned
to successive elements of loadavg. The system
imposes a maximum of 3 samples, representing averages over the last 1, 5,
and 15 minutes, respectively.
Upon successful completion, the number of samples retrieved is returned. If an error occurs, -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.
Please see sysctl(2) for a list of possible errors.
getloadavg() function appeared in
|January 12, 2018||OpenBSD-current|