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Bug#3731: snmpd: patch for hrProcessorLoad MIB variable



Patrick Weemeeuw writes:
> Package: snmp
> Version: 2.1.2l4-1
> 
> The hrProcessorLoad MIB variable is not computed correctly in snmp
> 2.1.2l4: the value returned is max(loadavg*100, 100).  Under linux, we
> can compute the correct value by regurarly polling the idle jiffies
> counter available in /proc/stat.  The patch below adds a signal
> handler to correctly keep track of the cpu load over the last minute.

I've forwarded your report on to the upstream maintainers to get their
opinion.

David
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David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
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(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081



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