>Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 11:56:38 -0800 (PST)
>From: John Baldwin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> 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).
Well, as noted in another note a little prior to this one, the -CURRENT
behavior I'm seeing isn't all *that* different from the -STABLE behavior
-- in each case, the sum of what "top" reports for CPU % is normally small.
>> 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
Well, that gets into a matter of perspective, since the amount of CPU
resource required to do the screen updates (vs. what is available) could
well be 0.00 (to 2 decimals).... :-) (Kinda like the ratio of a
circle's circumference to its diameter is "3" to a single significant
(I was in X at the time, too.)
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