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Re: cpu constantly busy on debian sid without doing anything...

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On 06/18/08 03:50, Dietrich Bollmann wrote:
> Since some time the two cpu's of my system (Debian sid running on a
> thinkpad laptop x60s) are constantly busy up to the point that even the
> key-repeat (pushing down some key for repetitious input) doesn't work
> anymore when using an external usb keyboard.
> the system monitor shows for example:
> CPU History: ... cpu1 76.2%, CPU2 77.8%
> and using top I find:
> Cpu(s): 70.3%us, 5.4%sy, 0.0%ni, 21.6%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 2.7%si, 0.0%st
> but no busy processes are listed (Xorg: 4% cpu, gnome-system-monitor 3%
> cpu, hald 1%cpu, epiphany-browse 1%cpu, top 1%cpu, mysqld 0%cpu...)
> I wouldn't mind so much if I still could use crtr-h, ctrl-f, ctrl-n, ...
> normally in my emacs.  But for the moment even editing a simple text
> file is a pain because of key-repeat being so slow :( 
> Any idea what could be the reason?

I hate to say this, but what happens if you reboot?

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