high cpu useage

Tim M southern.tim at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 19:33:50 UTC 2007

On 11/4/07, Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> >     You still haven't answered the question what is taking up most of
> > the CPU time in HTOP.  Is it XWindows? or something else? If your CPU
> > monitor is sitting at 50 to 60% there is something wrong here.
> Also, is the OP running desktop effects (compiz) as that can cause high
> CPU usage from X ? Particularly with things like gkrellm running.
> Chris

 I finally just reinstalled 7.10. gkrellm needs to be running. At least from
what the cpu temperature sensor says. Sometimes I wonder whether the
temperature sensor is giving a false reading because I know for sure that
the fan doesn't run offend in XP. Anyway, CPU usage is down to where it
should be . . . not hovering over 60%.

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