Horrible load factor
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Dec 6 21:55:10 UTC 2012
On 12/06/2012 04:17 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 6 December 2012 00:28, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> My guess is that you are experiencing this:
>> [update-apt-xapian-index uses too much CPU]
> Why do you blame apt-xapian-index when that isn't in the list of top
> programs that the OP gave?
on Ubuntu 12.10, I clicked on Ubuntu Software Center
in the apps menu bar on the left, and all of a sudden
I could get almost no response from the system.
Typically high xorg cpu usage can be caused by client or client-side
[MASTER: xorg high cpu usage, general system sluggishness]
In this case, update-software and software-center are running.
software-center/update-software goes out and calls apt-xapian-index.
This has been known to cause high cpu usage by xorg in the past:
[Update Manager causes high Xorg CPU usage when checking for updates]
$ apt-cache rdepends apt-xapian-index
So my _guess_ is that apt-xapian-index(db) is likely to be the
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