I got burnt by this one – all Java processes spin at 100 CPU on update 4.0.6 of VirtualBox.
A work-around is to go to Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environment Variables / System Variables and add a variable called “J2D_D3D” with the value “false”. This will supposedly disable Direct3D in Java.
via #8794 latest update breaks Java on XP guest – VirtualBox.
Getting started with “Getting Things Done”
Merlin Mann | Sep 8 2004
This article was originally posted during the first week of 43 Folders’ existence, and, pound for pound, it remains our most popular page on the site.
via Getting started with “Getting Things Done” | 43 Folders.