High CPU Idle level
n3mo.wolf at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 09:00:07 UTC 2009
I know it won't burn the CPU , but before it wasn't like that. I think that
something isn't alright. Thanks for the reply, after all.
2009/9/13 Andrew Farris <flyindragon1 at aol.com>
> On Sun, 2009-09-13 at 11:46 +0300, n3mo wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I run Ubuntu with Fvwm and without Desktop Manager. At the fresh start
> > my top looks like this :
> > Cpu(s): 4.8%us, 8.3%sy, 0.0%ni, 86.9%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si,
> > 0.0%st
> This is normal...don't worry about it
> > Where this CPU Idle comes from? It's never go away. I mean, when I
> > start skype, audacious, firefox, etc. CPU usage goes up but the rest %
> > goes to CPU idle.
> > Is there way to fix this, before my CPU die.
> CPU Idle percentage is exactly like your free RAM percentage... It's
> telling you how much CPU is unused... i.e. idle. It don't going to burn
> up your CPU or anything. Don't worry about it.
> hope that helps!
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