On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 03:15:55PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> I just found another brainfart in the libc / kernel interface. In the
> believe libc wouldn't use the pause(2) syscall any longer I removed it.
> This makes a number of programs like screen burn all CPU they can get.
> I'll provide two fixes, one to libc and a second for the kernel and
> either one will be sufficient.
Could this also be the cause of "top" refreshing the screen as fast
as it can ? I noticed that when i rebuild the debian procps package
and tried top ... It then consumes the cpu it gets ...
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