[K12OSN] CPU usage way up! What to do?

Jack jackpal at cfl.rr.com
Mon Sep 13 15:35:52 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 11:09, Josiah Ritchie wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 11:09, Jack wrote:
> > I've noticed the same perfomance problem when the students use the web.
> > I tracked it down to the online games that are very popular.  
> > Especially some of the Java based games.  Also sometimes when a PDF
> > document was accessed from the Mozilla plugin the cpu would spike until
> > that document was closed.  Otherwise if they all just stuck to Ktouch ,
> > OO or just browsed the web with no games everything was just fine.  
> > 
> > To test this go to http://games.yahoo.com/games/downloads/bw.html:
> Did you implement any kind of CPU quota or something to decrease this
> issue or did you just block the sites? Just curious atm.
> JSR/
Nope.  Just made sure the teachers knew what the cause of the "slowness"
was.  All the terminals are in one room so its easy to notice who is
playing games and stop them if nessasary.


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