monerodfrom hogging on my CPU. I'm on DragonFly BSD,
cpulimitdoesn't works, also
nicedoesn't. I believe this is an IRC question.
Often people run a node somewhere, then connect to it with the remote node feature from other machines. Or use a light wallet.
Cpu use will go down when block chain is synced. Also just a tip - check the prune blockchain feature to save a lot of space.