processor at 100%

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Tue Mar 7 05:20:58 UTC 2006

On Tue, 07 Mar 2006 15:23:49 +1030
squareyes <squareyes at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> it's been happening more often recently, something seems
> to be taking over the processor. I run Gkrellm all the time,
> and it is showing that the processor is running at 100%,
> if I close everything, with only Gnome Desktop open,  it remains at
> 100%. Mouse becomes very sluggish and jerky.
> System monitor also shows it at 100%. Is there anyway I can find out
> and kill the culprit.
> System Monitor shows only Character applet, Gnome System monitor
> running, Gam_server on and off at this moment.
> Using 133.7 meg of 250 meg of ram
> Using 128.9 meg of 729.5 of swap.
> After a full shutdown/reboot,  it returns to normal.
> thanks in advance.
> Take Care
> Winton
Top will be the regular suggestion but I'd like to suggest gps, a gui
program.  I just have more luck with it. 
Sort by CPU, kill the offending process.

Cybe R. Wizard
When Windows are opened the bugs come in.

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