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Bug 71244 - top showing random processes with 99.9% cpu usage
top showing random processes with 99.9% cpu usage
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-08-10 17:25 EDT by Nathan G. Grennan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-20 04:29:09 EDT
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Description Nathan G. Grennan 2002-08-10 17:25:21 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020712

Description of problem:
top was showing random processes with 99.9 cpu usage while I was recompling
mozilla, and while at the same time it was showing others at 40.1%, 29.4%, etc

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. top

Actual Results:  Random processes with 99.9% cpu usage while other processes
have more than 0.1% usage.

Expected Results:  For the total cpu usage to add up to less than 100%

Additional info:

Limbo beta2
Comment 1 Alexander Larsson 2002-08-20 04:29:05 EDT
Do you still see this in null? We've fixed a couple of issues in the kernel and
Comment 2 Brian Brock 2002-09-04 18:00:44 EDT
I can't reproduce this with recent kernels from rawhide, and it seems that
user's problem was fixed (no negative response in two weeks).

Closing bug, please reopen if this issue isn't fixed.

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