On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 08:53:20PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 11:45:10AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > Any ideas *why* my load is so high when my desktop wasn't touched for
> > 9, 10 hours? I was running mostly KDE3 konsoles, and had a few other
> > processes going, the apps iconisized. The server is still running;
> > I've killed everything I can think of to reduce the load. It may be
> > that the screen won't come back if the load is > 1.00. I'm upgrading
> > my kernel to see if *that* has any effect. O/wise, I'm out of ideas.
> Try leaving 'top -SI' running in a console window. That should tell you what
> the culprit is.
Looks like gnome-xscreensaver went nutso after several hours. This
morning I found my FreeBSD screen about a third full of green and yellow
"fuzz" or "blur." This time, I KVM'd over to ubuntu and did a shutdown
and reboot at once; then killed the screen saver after getting back into
I was just listening to KMplayer and watching sites with required
When I Closed[*] the sites and killed the newscast, my load was still >
so I did a killall of the kde-gnash. Needs to be some way of
the number of kde-gnashes that are spawned. After the killall, xload
shows my load back down to practically nothing.
--Still having trouble with *firefox* + flash, but that's another
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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