VirtualBox

Ticket #3483 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

High CPU Load, Windows XP Host, Linux Guest

Reported by: mikeleigh Owned by:
Priority: major Component: VM control
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows

Description

After a fresh install of 2.1.4 on Windows XP SP3 as the host and installing CentOS 5.2 (from DVD with all standard options) the Host CPU takes 100% of a core when the guest is idle. With a Windows XP guest idle can vary from 4% to 10%.

As this is my first bug report is there anyting else I need to provide?

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

You need to recompile the CentOS kernel to not use a 1000 hz timer. Visit our forum and use the search option there. It has been discussed before.

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