[Bug 40942] Default settings runs CPU at full speed always

janl janl at langfeldt.net
Sun Apr 23 15:29:52 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Affects: linux-source-2.6.15 linux-image-2.6.15-20-686 (Ubuntu)
       Severity: Normal
       Priority: (none set)
         Status: Unconfirmed


kubuntu, dapper.  Idle machine, top shows 40-50% userspace, and ~10%
system, idle-time around 30%.

The top users of CPU is kded at 3%, firefox at 1%, and kwifimanager and
others at lower.  Not sure what all that CPU is used for.

Had to reconfigure powernowd to get it to scale back the speed at all -
never got down to 20% usage.

Centrino laptop:
Linux lookfar.langfeldt.net 2.6.15-20-686 #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 4 18:37:00 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux

Default settings runs CPU at full speed always

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