fio: HOWTO update
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@@ -383,7 +383,10 @@ ioengine=str       Defines how the job issues io to the file. The following
                                cycles according to the cpuload= and
                                cpucycle= options. Setting cpuload=85
                                will cause that job to do nothing but burn
-                               85% of the CPU.
+                               85% of the CPU. In case of SMP machines,
+                               use numjobs=<no_of_cpu> to get desired CPU
+                               usage, as the cpuload only loads a single
+                               CPU at the desired rate.
 
                        guasi   The GUASI IO engine is the Generic Userspace
                                Asyncronous Syscall Interface approach