[Pharo-project] idle VM runs at constant 3-5% CPU load

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 15:56:15 EDT 2012


i just wonder, what takes so much CPU time, even if it completely idle...


4831-  NBCog        4.8
51519- NBCog        3.5

if i kill a UI process, the load goes down to 2.5-3 % ...
still too much.

i would like to know how we can minimize this.
The reason why i concerned is straightly pragmatic: extending battery life..

i found that if i run completely on battery.. it depleting quite fast
with VM running (and i don't do anything just coding, i.e not running
benchmarks, but more thinking and typing).

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Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.




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