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[Bug 861642] Re: upowerd uses 100% cpu till killed


I"m seeing this in Kubuntu 15.10 on two different PC's (a laptop and a

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  upowerd uses 100% cpu till killed

Status in upower package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  top - 12:57:54 up  2:56,  3 users,  load average: 1.06, 1.12, 1.35
  Tasks: 219 total,   2 running, 216 sleeping,   0 stopped,   1 zombie
  Cpu0  : 70.2%us, 29.8%sy,  0.0%ni,  0.0%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Cpu1  :  2.3%us,  1.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 96.4%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Cpu2  :  1.0%us,  0.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 98.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Cpu3  :  0.7%us,  1.6%sy,  0.0%ni, 97.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Cpu4  :  0.0%us,  0.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 99.7%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Cpu5  :  0.0%us,  0.3%sy,  0.0%ni, 98.3%id,  1.4%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
  Mem:   5994176k total,  4198260k used,  1795916k free,    63308k buffers
  Swap:  8193144k total,   355188k used,  7837956k free,   334316k cached

    PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND            
   2268 root      20   0  148m 1572  680 R  100  0.0 111:08.37 upowerd

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
  Package: upower 0.9.9-4
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic
  Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Wed Sep 28 12:53:23 2011
  ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/upower/upowerd
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100816.1)
  SourcePackage: upower
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-04-06 (175 days ago)

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