[ProgClub programming] top: st : time stolen from this vm by the hypervisor

John Elliot V | ProgClub jj5 at progclub.org
Sun Jun 2 17:43:16 AEST 2019

On 2/6/19 5:22 pm, John Elliot V | ProgClub wrote:
> Why on Earth would the hypervisor be "stealing" time? Is that because
> I've run out of CPU credits for my AWS EC2 instance?

Answering my own question: yes, that's because you've run out of CPU
credits, as evidenced by this report:


There's info on how CPU credits accrue and dissipate over here:


but there is no mention of how to buy extra credits if you need them.

May the Force be with you,
John Elliot V
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