It's very usefull, this should be in doc in GNS3. I was close to buy new laptop, but idlemax helped me. Thank you.
hey Brother could u pls tell me how to set idlemaxin Gns3 i search but didn't get any option pls let me know
Hey Praveen,Just look at the .net file created by the GNS3 and add the idlemax line.
Hi..i have just installed the gns3 and when i started a router my cpu usage reached to 100%, as above mentioned comments we need to change ildemax in .net file but where i can find this file.??
Can some one help me out? i tried to follow this yet my CPU spiked 100%. below is the idlemax value i added yet no difference.autostart = False[127.0.0.1:7200] workingdir = C:\DOCUME~1\Karmesh\LOCALS~1\Temp udp = 10000 [] image = G:\LABS\IOS\c3640-ik9s-mz.124-25b.bin idlepc = 0x60696f6c idlemax = 100 sparsemem = True
@saha,idlepc is IOS specific.. to get the proper idlepc 1.)Load a single router on the GNS3 2.)Power it up 3.)Console to the router 4.)get into privilege mode5.)right click into the router and select idlepc calculation6.)choose the value with *.i hope this could help..
Thanks for this. Dropped my CPU 70%!Thanks!
Worked on Ubuntu 10.10 by the way
Your welcome matt.. ^_^
Thanks man. I was almost going to buy a new labtop too. Idlemax makes perfect. you're genious
Glad to have help....
good one....people like you save the world
There is now a much better that the Dynamips that the IOU but the only problem it is only for Cisco internal use.. hopefully they could provide one for FREE....some say you could run the whole INE topology on an ATOM machine..
i am using 3725 n 3640 series routers in my topology.i added idlemax = 100 in the .net file, but still the usage is 100%.i calculated idlepc too.pls help me out i m nt able to carry out my lab practice.
Thank you, idlemax = 100 works great.
This is a Miracle.. I have 20 routers and my pc was amazing... completely speechless.. this is a life saver...