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[Bug 700335] Re: No documentation for process "kworker"


klausner, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu better.
kworker, like other kernel related information,  is in fact quite well
documented in the Headline of the linux kernel commits. For more on the
initial commit of kworker please see
trusty.git;a=commit;h=c34056a3fdde777c079cc8a70785c2602f2586cb .

Feel free to report any future bugs you may find.

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       Status: Confirmed => Invalid

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  No documentation for process "kworker"

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Bug description:
  Current versions of Ubuntu start multiple instances of a process called "kworker", but there is no documentation on it to be found.
  The low PIDs of some instances imply a kernel job. The process also regularly makes the top ten resources consumer list in top, but it doesn't seem to be using any resources:

  >ps for it looks like: 26 root 20 0 0 0 0 R 0 0.0 7:08.58 kworker/1:1

  This is obviously an important process, so where is the man page or
  other documentation? Google, apropos, and other searches find nothing.

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