Traffic Graphs & CPU Usage



  • I'm running 2.0-BETA4 (i386)
    built on Mon Dec 6 19:11:01 EST 2010
    on a Watchguard Firebox x700 with a laptop IDE hard drive, full install, embedded kernel.

    I've noticed for awhile now since running 2.0 my CPU usage is very high when watching any one traffic graph. I did not have this problem on 1.2.3 Release on the the same hardware.

    If I am viewing one graph CPU goes to 20-25%, add a second graph and it's 40-50% etc.
    If I close the graphs CPU goes to 2-3% as normal. Watching top from the console shows the same numbers as the dashboard concerning CPU usage.

    I know the firebox is not very powerful hardware and it might be the debugging that's enabled in the beta but I thought I would throw this out there in case it might be a problem for someone else.
    I am running one other 2.0 install on a P4 3.2Ghz with a couple Gig's of ram that show VERY low cpu usage even with 4 traffic graphs being displayed.

    It's running 2.0-BETA4 (i386)
    built on Wed Aug 25 02:21:33 EDT 2010
    FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE


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