Processor and Terminal Command

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  1. celticpride678

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    What is the terminal command to make the processor run at 100% to drain a battery? Thanks.
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    yes > /dev/null

    One instance per core per processor.
     
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    That didn't work.
     
  4. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Did you check top or Activity Monitor?

    You'll have to use '&' to background it or open another tab in Terminal.
     
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    The user % says 50%
     
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    If you only have two cores that is correct for one instance.
     
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    Ohhh...OK. Thanks a lot for the information:D
     

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