[wdvltalk-social] [OT] system idle process
edc at wnc.quik.co.nz
Thu Jan 24 16:08:26 GMT 2008
my usual remedy when things get 'sticky' is to do a clean out
of all the "Alexa" cookies.........
run a cleaner..........
----- Original Message -----
From: "joseph harris"
To: "Web development and beer" <wdvltalk-social at wdvltalk-social.org.uk>
Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 1:49 AM
Subject: Re: [wdvltalk-social] [OT] system idle process
: From: "David Precious"
: > Adam Cork wrote:
: >> I used to be on this (and the main WDVL list) but set my
: >> status to idle
: >> on both, as I wasn't getting time to run through the mail I
: >> received
: >> each day (mainly on the main list). But since the server
: >> changeover on
: >> the social list, I appear to have been set to receive messages
: >> again.
: >> I thought I should make my presence known, don't know if any
: >> of you
: >> remember me - I never posted much before.
: > I remember you Adam - welcome back :)
: >> Anyway, Joseph, the system idle process is designed to account
: >> for all
: >> unused CPU time, so will often show 99% usage. Basically
: >> whatever isn't
: >> used up by other processes.
: > Exactly right - the "idle process" isn't really a process at
: > all, it's
: > just showing what CPU usage isn't being used by other
: > processes.
: > --
: > David Precious
: > davidp at preshweb.co.uk :: http://blog.preshweb.co.uk/
: Thank you both and Hi! Adam. In that case is there a useful way
: of finding out why the machine is so 'sticky' at present.
: Occasionally it works at a reasonable speed, but mostly it comes
: as near as may be to a cracsh without the actual blood on the
: road. [Sorry Matt, don't let me put you off ;-)].
: I imagine it is cloggy registry syndrome, but maybe I should
: start somewhere else?
: Joseph Harris
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