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RE: bash and csrss using 100% of the CPU
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:01:17 -0000
- Subject: RE: bash and csrss using 100% of the CPU
On 15 March 2006 14:54, Kevin Van Workum wrote:
> On 3/13/06, Kevin Van Workum <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I just installed the lastest version of cygwin on my W2K box and have
>> noticed that after about 3-4 minutes, bash.exe and csrss.exe are using
>> about 100% of the CPU. This happens if I simply start a cygwin shell
>> and wait for some time. I've only done the default base installation
>> and have not made any changes. One thing that maybe of importance is
>> that I don't have administrator privledges on this machine. Attached
>> is the output of cygcheck -s -r -v. I saw several other people with
>> this problem in the archive, but not solution posted. Any ideas? I'd
>> like to fix it because it significantly bogs down my machine.
> Some more information:
> If I boot in safe mode, I don't see this problem. Since SpySweeper
> doesn't start in safe mode, maybe SpySweeper is the culprit.
There can't be a 'maybe' about it really, can there? If spy sweeper makes
the difference, spy sweeper IS the culprit, pretty much by definition.
>I have no
> idea how to fix this though.
I take it SpySweeper isn't OSS then? ;) Generally the way to fix a bug in
a proprietary application is to report it to the manufacturer. Or you could
return the faulty product and ask for a refund if you don't feel like waiting
for a fix.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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