Re: kapmd cpu usage

From: Thomas Graichen (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 06:43:17 EST

Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
> Hi Rik,

> Rik van Riel <> writes:
>> I have the idea we should really fix this dirty accounting
>> thing and properly account kapmd time to idle time.

> I got thinking about this and think I went slightly insane :-)

> How does the following look ... it makes kapmd equivalent to
> the idle processes as far as accounting for time is concerned.
> Top looks funny - kapmd is getting 96% of the CPU, but the
> CPU is 99.4% idle! :-)

i think this together with renaming kapm to "kapmidle" or "apm-idle"
should make an end to all this "kapm eats all of my cpu time"
confusion ...


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