Re: Possible spin-problem in nanosleep()

From: Robert Hancock
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 18:46:09 EST

Richard B. Johnson wrote:
Is this a known problem? Is it going to be fixed? In a possibly
related note, the following:


.... is shown to be spinning, by 'top' not sleeping. This, even though
it is giving up its quantum continuously.

If no other processes are runnable, this will still use 100% of the CPU.

Robert Hancock Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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