[Wine] Wineserver causing heavy CPU load
dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 17:09:40 CDT 2008
2008/4/28 Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com>:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Bad2theBone <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> > I am running Fedora 8 uname -r = 220.127.116.11-64.fc8 on my box with Wine 0.9.58.
> > When I first installed it I noticed that my CPU usage jumped and
> > stayed at 100% with wineserver taking > 85%.
> I've seen that, too. If you use strace -p on it, what is it doing?
> Here's my report:
I can't give logs or traces, but I can give you an anecdote - a year
or so ago, I used Google's original Linux port of Picasa (the one
which comes with its own custom Wine) on Ubuntu Edgy a *lot*. And I
would see explorer.exe using absolutely as much CPU as it could. I
noticed this because my laptop kept heating up to the point where it
shut itself down ...
(Now I run the Windows version of Picasa under stock Wine ;-) )
The symptoms sound similar, I'm wondering if it's related.
Oh, and explorer.exe's VM footprint was listed in top (which I know is
not entirely accurate) as about a gigabyte.
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