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SubjectRe: kapm-idled : is this a bug?
On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 01:56:22PM -0500, wrote:
> Technical merits and voter intent aside, this behavior is misleading and
> inconsistent with previous kernels. Tools like top or a CPU dock applet show
> a constantly loaded CPU. Hacking them to deduct the load from 'kapm-idled'
> seems like the wrong answer.

Even worse: Formerly you could take conclusions from the sys part of your
load. This is not possible any more.
I dislike this as well and consider it a cosmetical bug.
(Which is much better than a real bug, don't get me wrong. I fixing the
cosmetical one introduces a real one: Don't do it!)

Kurt Garloff <> Eindhoven, NL
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