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Re: Too many processes question.



Steve Searle wrote:
> Around 12:41am on Friday, January 26, 2007 (UK time), Tim scrawled:
> 
>> On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 14:02 -0600, Steve Siegfried wrote:
>>> Xorg has clocked over 18 minutes, which seems high, especially
>>> since your box has been up slightly more than 43 hours.
>> That doesn't sound very logical.
> 
> It is, read up on CPU time.

Actually it really doesn't. On a farely normal system X is going to run
constantly. And every silly graphical event will cause it to accumulate CPU
time. And 18 minutes in 43 hours is 0.7% of total running time. On my
workstation I have 2.8% (1465 minutes in 36 days of uptime).


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