Ok so in other words the machine is not really using 99% cpu and the process
is ok. Hence my loads are  0.00

Thank You,
Mr. Thomas
Sr. Administrator

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Nelson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "James" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 6:22 PM
Subject: Re: init / (idle) CPU USAGE


> In the last episode (Oct 03), James said:
> >     I just setup a new machine, And I installed 5.1 on the system. I
> >     have been using and running FreeBSD for over 3/4 years and I have
> >     never seen this problem. The question is if I killed pid #11
> >     would init die? The process has been using 99% CPU for the past 2
> >     days and wont stop. What is casuing this idle ghost process and
> >     cant it be stoped and can i kill it without problems. All replys
> >     will be appreciated. thanks
> >
> >
> > USER         PID %CPU %MEM   VSZ  RSS  TT  STAT STARTED      TIME
COMMAND
> > root          11 99.0  0.0     0   12  ??  RL    9:27AM 509:10.58
(idle)
>
> You can't kill it.  It's a pseudo-process that "runs" when no other
> processes are runnable.
>
> --
> Dan Nelson
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>

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