SOLVED! - cpu usage too high, entire system sluggish,
top is messed up
Christopher J. Bottaro
cjbottaro at alumni.cs.utexas.edu
Thu Jun 29 20:52:21 BST 2006
Jorge Tomé Hernando wrote:
> On Fri, June 23, 2006 23:05, golfer said:
>> On 6/23/06, Jorge Tomé Hernando <jorge at jorgetome.info> wrote:
>>> sure about this. I have already done 4 installations (formatting the
>>> disk) and i have had always the same problem. In my last attempt (the
>>> i have done a server installation and i am going to install now the
>>> kubuntu-desktop package but i have not time yet to finish this process
>>> to check if the problem persists or not.
>> Be aware that a significant number of packages have been upgraded
>> (including the kernel) since the distro was issued. Before you do
>> repeat installations, make sure you give the bug fixed packages a try.
> Solution was indeed easier.
> Adding "noapic" to the boot parameters the problem has totally disappear.
Awesome, maybe I'll try Kubuntu again then...
I still have questions. Why does it only affect laptops? Why is the kernel
built for SMP even though I only have one processor?
Thanks for the solution.
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