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Old 12-12-2004, 03:29 AM   #1
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Unhappy high CPU problem...

i have Debian Sarge
2.4 GHz
kernel 2.6
Xfree is updated

my problem is that... after one day the computer suddenly getting slow
and the CPU is very high ...above 80% cuz of the X server
i asked ppl and i searched in Google andi tried to look at the output of top and ps aux ...but i didn't find the problem.
when i restart the X server everything is back to normal...
here r links to the output of ps aux,free -m and top is realtime
and sorry for my poor english..
h ttp://w
h ttp://w
h ttp://w
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Unhappy up

Old 12-12-2004, 01:21 PM   #3
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look in your log files whatever they are called for you

anything strange or repeated error messages at the bottom of any of those when this is happening ?
Old 12-13-2004, 08:52 AM   #4
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didn't find anything speical...
Old 12-13-2004, 10:09 AM   #5
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I once noticed that certain applets gobble a lot of CPU. I dunno, try running a different DE, like gnome or kde, and don't use any applets that aren't 100% neccessary. Run this for a few days. This should help you narrow your problem down a lot.
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thank u
i'll try


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