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    SubjectRe: top displaying 9999% CPU usage
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    Frans Pop wrote:
    > I saw top occasionally displaying 9999% CPU usage for a process. The
    > first few times it was amarokapp, this last time it was kontact.
    > Both applications were basically idle.
    > The "cc1" is a kernel compile (rc9 + CFS :-).
    >
    > I cannot remember seeing this before, but as I also don't run top that
    > frequently I cannot be sure its a recent regression.

    Try to capture the i/o log with the following command:

    strace -o top.log top

    This will show for sure whether the kernel gives out incorrect data or
    top misinterprets them.


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    Alexander E. Patrakov

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