Bug 71244 - top showing random processes with 99.9% cpu usage
Summary: top showing random processes with 99.9% cpu usage
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: procps (Show other bugs)
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Version: limbo
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Alexander Larsson
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Blocks: 67218
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-10 21:25 UTC by Nathan G. Grennan
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-20 08:29:09 UTC
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Description Nathan G. Grennan 2002-08-10 21:25:21 UTC
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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

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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 08:29:05 UTC
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 22:00:44 UTC
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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