VirtualBox

Ticket #5715 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

High CPU Use - 10.6.2 32-bit

Reported by: adam.difrischia Owned by:
Priority: critical Component: VMM
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

I thought this might be related to  #1884, but after looking at that, this is a little different. While idling in certain areas of Windows 7 Pro, the CPU usage is really low, in what I'd call "normal", but at certain areas such as the login screen, the CPU usage jumps up to almost the max for both processors. We have similar setups running on other Macs, but I don't see anything like this. Also, anytime you install a program or run anything that normally is decently processor intensive, the CPU is maxed out, but it seems to be going slower than normal. Installing the Cisco VPN Client, which normally takes only 2-3 minutes at most, took well over 10, CPU maxed out the entire time. Tried jockeying some settings and nothing seemed to work.

I think the major exception here is that this Macbook Pro is running Snow Leopard in 32-bit mode without the 64-bit extensions. See the attached system report for more machine info.

Host: Mac OSX 10.6.2 (32-bit)
Guest Windows 7 Professional (32-bit)

Attachments

VBox.log Download (74.0 KB) - added by adam.difrischia 4 years ago.
VBox Log
system.txt Download (16.1 KB) - added by adam.difrischia 4 years ago.
System Specs
Screen shot 2009-12-09 at 2.34.16 PM.png Download (96.2 KB) - added by adam.difrischia 4 years ago.
Idling on the login screen.

Change History

Changed 4 years ago by adam.difrischia

VBox Log

Changed 4 years ago by adam.difrischia

System Specs

Changed 4 years ago by adam.difrischia

Idling on the login screen.

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to VMM

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by frank

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

Please reopen if still relevant with VBox 4.0.8.

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