Availability: Linux

This plugin is disable by default, please use the –enable irq option to enable it.


Glances displays the top 5 interrupts rate.

This plugin is only available on GNU/Linux (stats are grabbed from the /proc/interrupts file).


/proc/interrupts file doesn’t exist inside OpenVZ containers.

How to read the information:

  • The first column is the IRQ number / name
  • The second column says how many times the CPU has been interrupted during the last second