[TAG] 480% CPU?
jj at franjam.org.uk
Wed Oct 24 16:21:15 MSD 2007
On Wed, 24 Oct 2007, Neil Youngman wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 October 2007 22:26, Karl-Heinz Herrmann wrote:
> > On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 13:27:44 +0100
> > Neil Youngman <Neil.Youngman at youngman.org.uk> wrote:
> > > observe that pressing 'I' changed the output, so that 480% became
> > > more like 250%. This seems to be an "Irix mode" toggle and I have no
> > > idea why it should
> > Maybe you could also try to press "1" -- then all CPUs will be shown
> > individually.
> Yeah, that showed individual CPU stats which were phone, but the process stats
> were still garbage.
I recall a thread on lkml prompted by bizarre TOP figures.
this contribution seems to imply there were problems with dual core AMD64
but there were other issues around an actual kernel bug.
A change of kernel may get rid of the problem?
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