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Kernel Recompile Mint Linux

On Nov 17, 2009, at 1:11 PM, Chris O'Connell wrote:

> I've noticed from the System Monitor that the CPU is being used around
> %25-35 percent even in an idle state.  That is 25-35% on each core!
> Is that something to worry about?

Its definitely not a good thing for power savings. When the system is idle, unless there's a background job like makewhatis or similar going, the cpus should be pretty close to 0% usage.

Jarod Wilson
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