• Subject: Re: Have you read this?
  • From: "Rick DuVall" <R_C_DuVall@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 11:13:27 -0600

Hi Dave,

    Do you know what exactly CFINT01 does other than consume cycles?  It
might ease my feeble mind to know...

----- Original Message -----
From: "Shaw, David" <dshaw@spartan.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 9:32 AM
Subject: RE: Have you read this?

> Rick,
> Not that I'm trying to defend the bloody governor, but there are also
> functions performed by the CFINT01 task that typically take 3% to 15% of
> CPU.  Whenever I caught the governor being triggered on the server boxes I
> to work with, the share of CPU it was grabbing was usually 30% or more.
> now on the 620-2180 that we have here (which is not a server system and is
> supposed to have a completely unfettered Apache CPU running at full
> CFINT01 took 3.2% over a 5 second timespan, and 4.4% over a 1 minute 41
> span.  This is consistent with what I normally see on this box.
> It's interesting that IBM'ers are actually starting to use the term
"governor" -
> when I used it 3 years ago they did everything they could to avoid it. ;)
> Dave Shaw
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rick DuVall [mailto:R_C_DuVall@daaokc.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 9:40 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Have you read this?
> YEAH!  I sometimes pull up wrksysact and watch my good friend CFINT01
> sucking up 5 -15 % of my processor.  I love it!  I was really concerned
> about what I would do with all that excess processing power!  I suppose I
> have no valid complaint in this matter but it sure does PI** me OFF!
> Regards
> Rick

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