Re: Something Broken in 2.4.9-ac15

Kent Borg (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 12:51:09 -0400

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 11:20:12AM -0400, I, Kent Borg wrote:
> xosview thinks the CPU is pinned at 100% SYS when
> nothing is going on. I drag a window around and I get plenty of USR
> and even some FREE, but let go and it goes back to 100%.

OK, so the above is nonsense. I reverted through each of the kernels
I have built of late--and kapm.idled is what is taking up all the
time. Which I guess is the right thing to do, I had heard about this
once, but then I got confused by it when I suddenly started paying
lots of attention. It is unfortunate that an idle daemon doesn't get
counted as free, but I think I understand why. Sorry for the

Still, I am convinced the constant report of zero swap usage is wrong
in 2.4.9-ac15.

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