- Very few users logged into GUI interface. However,
gnome-panelfor specific user takes up all the CPU cycles.
- Affected user is just sitting idle, doing nothing.
topoutput shows the usage for affected user
top - 06:33:33 up 20 days, 15:40, 10 users, load average: 2.05, 2.25, 2.17 Tasks: 593 total, 8 running, 582 sleeping, 0 stopped, 3 zombie Cpu(s): 29.0%us, 10.8%sy, 0.0%ni, 59.7%id, 0.5%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.1%si, 0.0%st Mem: 98920820k total, 98663140k used, 257680k free, 452k buffers Swap: 33554428k total, 16985180k used, 16569248k free, 111916k cached PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ SWAP COMMAND 9617 xyz 20 0 71.1g 56g 972 R 100.0 59.5 151:28.05 14g gnome-panel
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
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