[CentOS-devel] CentOS 7 gome system monitor CPU usage

Keith Keller kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us
Tue Nov 11 00:33:53 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-11, Leo Brandewie <lbrandewie at dslextreme.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this is the right place to post this; if not, my apologies.

You probably want the CentOS users list, which is at
centos at lists.centos.org and
http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos .


> I've been testing CentOS 7 and I've been having a problem with CPU usage.
> I first set up a VM with 4 procs (2.66 GHz Xeons), loaded the Gnome 
> desktop, and ran system monitor. I got ~50% CPU usage on all four procs, 
> doing absolutely nothing but running system monitor.
> I was suspicious of this result since it was in a VM. So I loaded 7 onto 
> a real server (a Dell PowerEdge 1800) and tested again. The 1800 has 2 x 
> 2.8GHz Xeons and system monitor maxed out both CPUs.
> I'm astounded. I have no way of knowing if the problem is also present 
> in RHEL 7. I can say it's not at all present in CentOS 6.5. I have a 
> fair amount of experience with that OS.

kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us

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