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Re: CPU time

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 09:22:08AM -0500, Frank McCormick wrote:
> I accidentally discovered this morning that Xorg is taking up 25
> percent of cpu time when at idle. Is this normal or should I file a bug?
> I'm running Etch.

I suppose it depends on what kind of box you're running.  I haven't got
Etch on my 486 yet.  On my Athlon amd64, it sits there at 100% idle.

>From within X, open a single terminal.  run nice top.  Watch the process
activity and also the memory.  Perhaps its swapping and the CPU is
spending a lot of time waiting.


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