[TAG] High Load on Computer....
thomas_adam16 at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 26 05:00:28 MSK 2004
--- Ben Okopnik <ben at callahans.org> wrote:
> What happens when you run it without any manager, i.e. just start X
> itself? If the load is still low at that point, what happens when you
> fire up, say, "twm"? There are times when you have to slice very fine to
> get to the root cause, and this sounds like one of those.
Thanks, Ben. I have fixed this now within the last ten minutes or so. The
problem was with the BIOS. It seemed I had to turn off *all* memory
caching in there, and to disable APM since that was causing all kinds of
> So, where's the output from "top"? :)
I didn't mention it, because it was purely 'top' itself that was being
Thank you :)
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