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Old 10-27-2009, 10:22 PM   #1
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How can a process consume 140% CPU ??


Hello
I recently did a 'top' and found that one of the processes was consuming 140% CPU. How is it possible for any process to consume more than 100% of the CPU cycles ??

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Kshitij
 
Old 10-27-2009, 10:46 PM   #2
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is it a dual core? If so, that's why. It's like have to processors in you system
 
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Try top, then '1', it should show each cpu/core individually.
 
  


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