[sclug] Under(re)volting - How does MS do it?

James Wyper jrwyper at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 1 09:25:55 UTC 2007

--- "Roland Turner (SCLUG)" <raz.fpyht.bet.hx at raz.cx> wrote:

> > Are you confident that you don't have some background process
> keeping the CPU and/or hard drive drawing more power than necessary?
> - Raz

Dunno about Feisty, but Ubuntu Edgy has a known problem with a process
called apt-index-watcher waking up every 5 seconds or so and using
significant amounts of CPU.  There are workarounds described in the
ubuntu forums (e.g. stopping the service).


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