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Re: fedora 8 - ksoftirqd using lots of cpu



On Nov 21, 2007 4:54 PM, Alastair McKinley <amckinley03 googlemail com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I am running fedora 8 under vmplayer and im having a strange issue
> with ksoftirqd.
> The system is constantly using about 25%-30% cpu used by ksoftirq. I
> was running fedora 7 under vmplayer with no such issues.
>
> Attached is an excerpt from top.
>
> I'm not sure what other information I need to investigate this.
>
> Anyone any ideas?
>
> Best regards and thanks,
>
> Alastair

ksoftirq CPU usage usually spikes when there's a lot of network
traffic going on.
Did you install the vmware-tools (on the guest)?

- Gilboa


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