[Vm-dev] [Pharo-dev] Reducing the activity of the image

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Tue Feb 10 01:02:38 UTC 2015

On 09-02-2015, at 4:53 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com> wrote:
> No.  The heartbeat is extremely cheap.  It is the idle loop that calls ioRelinquishProcessorForMicroseconds which in turn calls aioSleepForUsecs which calls select:

Happy to be shown wrong. That means it most likely is morphic and/or any other tucked away processes. On a Pi it seems to be about 15% cpu time, so there is certainly some interest in reducing it!

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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