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Re: Bouts of Extreme System Slug

On Wed, 2009-04-01 at 08:04 -0400, Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
> I am running F10 on a Dell Latitude D820 laptop, about two years
> old, with 2GB memory and Centrino Due processors. Since a few weeks,
> my laptop is suffering from bouts of sluggishness, typically lasting
> for maybe a minute to a few minutes, and I have a feeling, it is
> progressively getting worse. During these phases, everything is
> running slow and GUI response is delayed for seconds or longer.
> According to the system monitor, both processors are busy (up to
> almost hundred percent); memory usage is well below one half and no
> swap space is used, and network traffic is low, too.

Is the CPU cooling still working fine?  Overheating can cause slowdowns.

I've noticed my laptop has always been hotter running Fedora 9 than it
was with 7, even when apparently idle.

[tim localhost ~]$ uname -r

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