[RC5] Win32 CLI 391 and "-hide" -- more...

Garrett Patrick garrett at exchange.phs.com
Wed Jan 28 16:10:37 EST 1998


csrss.exe is the client server runtime subsystem.  (Windoz NT)

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>From: 	dlmeyer at uiuc.edu[SMTP:dlmeyer at uiuc.edu]
>Sent: 	Wednesday, January 28, 1998 1:59 PM
>To: 	RC5 at lists.distributed.net
>Subject: 	[RC5] Win32 CLI 391 and "-hide" -- more...
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>Actually, it appears that when you run RC5DES with the "-hide" option
>under NT4 workstation (SP3), the client loads the working block and the
>waiting block, then enters processing and stops.  This explains why the
>checkpoint files do not appear; now why does the processing freeze?
>
>Looking at the Tasklist, specifically the CPU utilization, I note that the
>CPU is shared between RC5DES (~60%) and another process named "csrss.exe",
>which pulls a widely variable ~40% of CPU time.  The graph shows about 60%
>kernel time when "-hide" is used, as opposed to practically no kernel time
>when "-hide" is not used.  (All other factors held constant, only
>variation is use of "-hide" commandline parameter.)
>
>Does anyone have any ideas?
>
>Cheers,
>-Don
>
>
>Don Meyer             <dlmeyer at uiuc.edu> 
>Network Manager, ACES Academic Computing Facility
>UIUC College of ACES, Information Technology and Communication Services
>
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