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    SubjectRe: Strange load issues with 2.5.69/70 in both -mm and -bk trees.
    On Sun, 2003-06-01 at 00:45, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Tom Sightler <> wrote:
    > >
    > > I simply reniced this process to -10 and
    > > everything started working fine. Upon looking a little further it
    > > seemed that the kernel was dynamically boosting the priority of the
    > > process much higher than it probably should be, in the end, not leaving
    > > enough CPU for playing the sounds without skipping.
    > Yes, it seems that too many real-world applications are accidentally
    > triggering this problem.
    > Could you please run an strace of the boosted process, find out what it is
    > doing to get itself boosted in this manner? Wait until things are in
    > steady state and the process is boosted, then run `strace -tt <pid>' so we
    > see the timing info.

    The strace was quite large so I have uploaded it to

    Please let me know if you need more info or if I can help in other ways.


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