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Diagnose CPU consumption

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Once in a while I see one of my CPU cores 100% utilized. Checking process list reveals Firefox. This state persists until I open the Firefox Task Manager. The CPU utilization instantly drops to few percent.

Any idea how I can diagnose what causes this CPU utilization?

Note: `perf` says the Web Content thread is 100% utilized. But the call stack gives no obvious hints about the reason.

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Chosen solution did the trick. Thanks.

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Hello wirch.eduard ,

Three things you could do :

I hope that gives you enough information (?)


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Chosen Solution did the trick. Thanks.


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wirch.eduard said did the trick. .

Good for you to have found that !

Would you be so kind as to mark your own post as Chosen Solution, so others with the same question, will know where to look ?

It's the "Solved the problem" button to the right of your post.


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