Christopher Faylor
Wed Sep 28 15:08:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 10:37:04AM -0400, Soong, SylokeJ wrote:
>In such a case, my boss would ask me:
>1. Would running the script on Linux produce the same CPU hog?
>2. What on earth does the script do, anyway?
>3. Is it calling another application that's really hogging the CPU?
>4. Select the IO and VM columns of task manager and what are their activity
>5. Is the antivirus constantly acting up on every move of the script?
>6. Why am I running it on win2k rather than Linux?
>   If Linux is distrusted due to management policy on support,
>   management should hold equivalent views on cygwin.
>   Not that cygwin should be distrusted,
>   but that Linux should not be distrusted
>   since I trusted cygwin.

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>-----Original Message-----
>[]On Behalf Of Thakar, Nilesh V (GE
>Sent: Wed, September 28, 2005 9:08 AM
>Cc: Thakar, Nilesh V (GE Healthcare)
>Subject: CYGWIN 1.5.12 :: CPU : 100% WITH CYGWIN ON WINDOWS 2000 SERVER
>>  Hi
>>* We are running a bash shell script in CYGWIN 1.5.12 environment on a
>>Windows 2000 server system, and while the shell script being run, the
>>CPU usage goes constantly to 100%.

>>* This makes some of our realtime applications to abort (for example, a
>>patient scan using a CT Scanner; and the total software/hardware to a
>>abort condition.)
>> Can you suggest/recommend any work around to overcome this problem?
>>An early response is well appreciated, since our software saves a lot
>>of lives while performing the patient scans at hospitals.
>> Best Regards,
>> Nilesh Thakar.

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