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Re: Cygwin processes getting stuck on max CPU usage; XP SP2 problem?
Andrew DeFaria <Andrew <at> DeFaria.com> writes:
> Ah ha! I thought only I was seeing this oddity! What I would see is
> csrss consuming CPU wildly along with cron and inetd.
I've also seen this with cron (I don't run inetd). I have a cron job which
kicks off updatedb in the middle of the day. I would get the crss-related cpu
eating at about the time the updatedb job kicked off. Stopping cron would
sometimes (but not always) fix the problem. I sometimes run gvim (not-cygwin)
as a background task, lauched from a cygwin rxvt. Closing down all my gvims and
rxvts would also sometimes fix the problem.
BTW, I recall seeing some discussions on the web about various bugs in crss. I
couldn't find a real good example page, but here is a google link for your
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