Ticket #392 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

Performance: Win98 guest uses 100% host CPU

Reported by: Technologov Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.4.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


There is a serious performance issue: Win98 guest uses 100% host CPU, so both host and guest run dog slooooow.

Host system: Win XP, VBox 1.4.0.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by frank

That is a problem of Win98. This guest is not executing the 'hlt' instruction if idle. Download rain20 from

and try again.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by sandervl73

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

I've added this information to the FAQ. Closing defect.

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