View Anomalies: CPU Load

How is the CPU Load calculated? I get this error:

  1. CPU load of 100% is fairly high. You might consider running fewer programs on your Pi, or upgrading your Pi to a faster version such as the Pi 2.

I have a Pi 3B+. When i check the cpu load, it’s not 100%. Graphs 1090 never shows a load that high. Is that just for 1 core? Or is the CPU load something else entirely different?

Also, feeding 2 sites with just the one Pi. Shouldn’t i see the error for both sites since it’s the same Pi?

(tl;dr: it’s a total across all cores)

I don’t see any CPU problems currently reported for either of your sites.

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I’m interested in this question also. I’m running an RPi Zero; I have turned off A/C decoding and set low-cpu to yes. Yet I’m getting the CPU load anomaly. When I log in via SSH and run top, this is what it reports:

top - 14:15:08 up  2:24,  1 user,  load average: 0.50, 0.60, 0.70
Tasks:  83 total,   2 running,  80 sleeping,   1 stopped,   0 zombie
%Cpu(s): 42.8 us, 12.6 sy,  0.0 ni, 41.9 id,  0.0 wa,  0.0 hi,  2.7 si,  0.0 st
MiB Mem :    430.0 total,    282.8 free,     52.5 used,     94.7 buff/cache
MiB Swap:      0.0 total,      0.0 free,      0.0 used.    324.8 avail Mem 

Why am I receiving this anomaly when top reports an average load of roughly 60%?