[gst-devel] Hi all, and a question

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Wed Jun 23 11:03:46 CEST 2004

On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 10:06:23AM +0200, Giuliano Pochini wrote:
> I know top is not very reliable, but vmstat should.  The strange
> cpu usage I can see with vmstat is 100% cpu for 1-2s just after
> start playing a wav, and a short 100% cpu spike every 5s (not
> always) while playing mp3. I'll investigate this later.

vmstat uses the same measurement method as top.  Plus, it merges
all processes, so CPU hogs like gnome-terminal affect results.


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