Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71237
incorrect idle percentage in top
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:45:25 EDT
Description of Problem: Idle percentage in top utility is broken.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): top (procps
How Reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start a cpu intensive job like compiling the kernel.
2. open top in a terminal and after it updates the display a few times,
3. the idle percentage randomly/ alternatively changes to a large positive value
Actual Results: large positive value over 100.
Expected Results: value in the range 0.0 to 100.0
Created attachment 69866 [details]
screen shot of top with incorrect idle percentage value
*** Bug 39857 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Fixed in 2.0.7-25.
*** Bug 76797 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***