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Bug 56558 - ps shows bogus CPU utilization
ps shows bogus CPU utilization
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-11-20 18:11 EST by Frank Hirtz
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-11 07:57:03 EST
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Description Frank Hirtz 2001-11-20 18:11:55 EST
Description of Problem:

very reproducible: program runs in
in tight loop and then goes to sleep.
The CPU utilization reported by ps takes
almost an hour to drop from 100% to 0. (interestingly, top shows
correct numbers). 

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Comment 1 Daniel Walsh 2004-02-11 07:57:03 EST
I am closing this bug since, it is several years old and several
versions ago.  If someone can reproduce it, then reopen it.

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