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    What one line unix talk combo generates the following....

    What one line unix talk combo would generate a 95% cpu load. The following is what I mean

    -bash-3.2$ ps waux | grep talk
    dibelonious 14128 32.0 0.1 484 524 pT R 12:23AM 424:59.91 talk mafioso
    mafioso 1335 31.1 0.1 484 508 pV R 12:25AM 422:11.39 talk dibelonious@localhost.cyberspace.org
    load averages: 4.47, 4.57, 4.58 00:25:25
    263 processes: 4 running, 257 idle, 1 stopped, 1 on processor
    CPU states: 26.2% user, 0.1% nice, 12.6% system, 1.0% interrupt, 60.1% idle
    Memory: Real: 114M/300M act/tot Free: 198M Swap: 242M/2048M used/tot

    PID USERNAME PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE WAIT TIME CPU COMMAND
    14128 dibeloni 64 0 484K 524K run - 431:45 32.42% talk
    30152 rrecchia 64 0 688K 1236K run - 555:59 31.15% top
    1335 mafioso 64 0 484K 508K run - 428:40 30.18% talk
    5664 _postfix 2 0 984K 1364K sleep select 74:25 0.00% qmgr

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    Perhaps talk does busy waiting?
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