On 27-Mar-01 David Wolfskill wrote:
>>Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 10:21:45 -0800 (PST)
>>From: John Baldwin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>Keep in mind that we no longer charge interrupt time to the process being
>>interrupted, instead all that interrupt handling has been pushed off into
>>ithreads.  Same for software interrupt threads.
> OK; that's a good & useful thing to keep in mind.  And I did see some
> IRQ-related entries in top's output.

Are they getting %CPU though.  When running top -S, the CPU %'s should always
add up to about 100 (with fudges for rounding errors).

>>That said, I don't see how X is so idle, it's certainly not on my laptop:
>>  454 john       4    0 44440K 43464K select   1:57  4.05%  4.05% XFree86
>>  461 john       4    0 17076K 16144K select   0:35  0.39%  0.39%
>>  enlightenment
>>  492 john       4   10  3072K  2040K select   0:28  0.10%  0.10%
>>  E-ScreenSave.
> Eh... the "enlightenment" line may provide a clue there.  I use tvtwm as
> a window manager.  :-}  (I figure anything that could be marginally
> acceptable on a (maxed out) 24 MB Sun 3/60 ought to be adequate for this
> 750 MHz/256 MB laptop....)

Heh, but I figured Alfred was in X when he was running top, so X must've been
doing _some_ screen updates, and not just have 0.00% CPU time. :-P


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