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On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:04 PM, Axel Etzold <AEtzold / gmx.de> wrote:

>
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> > Datum: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 06:44:13 +0900
> > Von: "Michal Suchanek" <hramrach / centrum.cz>
> > An: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
> > Betreff: Re: Ruby 1.8.6. - 100% CPU on OS X
>
> > On 04/09/2008, Glen Holcomb <damnbigman / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 11:41 AM, David Ecd <dmritacco / hotmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >  > Glen Holcomb wrote:
> > >  > > On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 5:50 PM, David Ecd <dmritacco / hotmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >  > >
> > >  > >>
> > >  > > Are there other things running that you think should be sharing
> > with the
> > >  > > cpu?  You could always renice the process so it doesn't hog if it
> > is
> > >  > > causing
> > >  > > you problems.
> > >  > >
> > >  > > --
> > >  > > "Hey brother Christian with your high and mighty errand, Your
> > actions
> > >  > > speak
> > >  > > so loud, I can't hear a word you're saying."
> > >  > >
> > >  > > -Greg Graffin (Bad Religion)
> > >  >
> > >  > Usually I just kill the process. Not a big problem when it happens
> > once
> > >  > in a while. But now it's happening several times a day...
> > >  >
> > >  > Can't find a reference anywhere about ppl having similar problems...
> > >  > --
> > >  > Posted via http://www.ruby-forum.com/.
> > >  >
> > >  >
> > >
> > > Well if the process is actually running (garbage collection maybe) then
> > it
> > >  would use clock cycles and if there is nothing else needing those
> > cycles I
> > >  would expect it to use 100%.
> > >
> >
> > Well, if it's on something like a G3 there aren't many CPU cycles,
> > spare or otherwise. Something like garbage collection could possibly
> > cause noticeable load. After all, top uses about one third of all cpu
> > time on these ..
> >
> > If it's on decent hardware then irb consuming noticeable amounts of
> > CPU time sounds fishy. But then Firefox always eats some cpu time for
> > me, and there is usually plenty left so I don't watch it too closely.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Michal
>
> Hi --
>
> I don't know if this applies to your CPU load problem, but I've had several
> strange errors related to Ruby
> (on Linux Ubuntu).
> When I reported them on this and other lists, the authors of various gems
> told me that they had tried
> their software on a fresh install of Ubuntu and Ruby and their gem, without
> problems.
> I then reinstalled Ubuntu on my system, and Ruby, from source, and
> everything else, and the bug disappeared.
>
> I wrote something like that in response to another post, and Ara Howard
> wrote that he had had issues with
> Ruby and OS X as well.
>
> http://www.ruby-forum.com/topic/164627#new
>
> Maybe a reinstall from source can help ?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Axel
>
>
> --
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>
>
I wonder if it does the same on the *BSDs?

-- 
"Hey brother Christian with your high and mighty errand, Your actions speak
so loud, I can't hear a word you're saying."

-Greg Graffin (Bad Religion)

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