VirtualBox causing big peaks in CPU

Paolo paolo2 at
Thu May 8 06:05:20 UTC 2008

NoOp wrote:
> I don't have VB running on Gutsy, but can attest to the high cpu even in
> 1.5.6; monitoring in top (top -d1) I see that VB is going as high as 96%
> on occasion. This is on a 2.4Ghz/784MB machine running 1 VM Win2KPro set
> for 168MB.
> Bug reports are here:
> There might be something related, but I currently don't have time to
> scan them to check.

Yes, thanks.
looks as if it contains a couple of ideas for workarounds.

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