Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 130739
udev consuming 99.8% CPU
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:47 EST
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Description of problem:
After installing a new graphics card, a nVidia GeForce FX 5200, and
loading the nVidia Linux IA32 drivers my system slowed down completely
and become unusable.
'top' showed two 'udev' processes which were each consuming 49.9% CPU
'rpm -e udev' fixed the problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install GeForce FX 5200 graphics card
2.Install nVidia Linux IA32 driver 1.0-6111
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 116485 ***
116485 is CLOSED but no solution is given in the comments. So how is
the udev problem fixed?
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.