Thoughts, tips and ideas on next-gen technology by: Moshe Brevda


VirtualBox using high CPU

Recently, I tired setting up CentOS in a VirtualBox VM. After many unsuccessful attempts (seems to have something to do with cleanpar that I had set in kickstart), I finally got it working. Murphy however didn't sleep and immediately my cpu was up to 95%. Luckily, thy O so great, omnipresent google came to my rescue, and pointed out that what I needed was a vm kernel. Here's how I did it:

cd /etc/yum.repos.d
yum upgrade kernel

Type y at the prompt, and reboot when the process is done. Presto! Oh, did I mention I take no responsibility if you systems ends up in an un-bootable state? :)

Moshe Brevda, FreePBX Development Team
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