Run away CPU FreeBSD 4.9 Release #0
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Wed Jan 7 07:12:33 PST 2004
"Matt Villion" <mattv at iinet.net.au> writes:
> I have just installed 4.9 R0 on to new hardware and have encountered an
> unusual issue.
> It was not detected straight away as everything appeared to do what it was
> supposed to do...
> Some processes run away with the CPU. Screen is one of the worst offenders
> along with python..
> The CPU starts out at about 15% and slowly ramps up to 100%.
> As the % ramps up, the priority increases up to about 60
> If more than one screen is launched, then the will share the CPU but the
> priority still sits about 60.
> Any ideas what this could be and how to fix.
What's the actual problem? Are important programs failing to get cycles?
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area:
resume/CV at http://be-well.ilk.org:8088/~lowell/resume/
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