processor at 100%

Larry Hall
Mon Jul 12 01:30:00 GMT 2004

At 02:38 PM 7/11/2004, you wrote:
>you are correct it is Cygrunsrv (woops shouldve looked while typing mail) I use the task manager to end the processes. I dont restart the services and I can ssh from a remote computer like if was running but does not show up in the task manager. I think it might be related to me installing everything. This is my test pc and I installed everything till I figured out the basics of what I needed is there a way to uninstall and reinstall . I have tried using setup.exe but It doesnt take it off.

OK, you should visit, read, and follow <>
then.  What you're describing doesn't make much sense so we'll need more 
details to figure out what's going wrong on your end.

>Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>On Sun, 11 Jul 2004, Shawn Henderson wrote:
>>>when I reboot my pc my processor is at 100% the task manager reveals
>>>that cygserv and the sshd is the culprit.
>>There is no such program as "cygserv".  I presume you mean "cygrunsrv".
>>Also, which of the two processes consumes 100% of the CPU?  Or do they
>>each consume 50% (or some other numbers that add up to 100%)?
>>>After ending the processes this drops the processor back to its normal
>>How do you end the processes?  If you used "kill", did you try to simply
>>stop the service (via "cygrunsrv -E sshd" or "net stop sshd") instead?
>>>What is strange is that I can still use these processes afterwords like
>>>normal but it does not max out the processor until the next time I
>>Huh?  Do you mean you can restart the service afterwards?
>>>I have a xp antholon 2700 with 512mb ram. what is going on? any ideas on
>>>how to stop this activity.
>>Well, you could attach to the process consuming the most CPU with strace
>>(for a bit) and see what that shows...  It doesn't look like this is
>>something others can reproduce, so you'll have to do a bit of debugging on
>>your system.
>>FWIW, as a workaround, you can change the startup type of the sshd service
>>to "manual", and start it yourself (with "cygrunsrv -S sshd" or "net start
>>sshd") whenever you need it.
>>    Igor
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