Description of problem:
Sometimes after a certain while after fresh boot top shows something like the
top - 17:26:06 up 2:03, 2 users, load average: 2.93, 3.12, 3.17
Tasks: 112 total, 5 running, 107 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 48.8%us, 40.9%sy, 10.3%ni, 0.0%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st
Mem: 1034360k total, 1018448k used, 15912k free, 42412k buffers
Swap: 2931852k total, 38192k used, 2893660k free, 572028k cached
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
5225 root 20 0 3436 1328 1160 R 80.8 0.1 73:14.44 hald-addon-inpu
9102 root 30 10 77552 74m 1464 R 8.0 7.3 5:33.33 scrollkeeper-up
6207 root 20 0 163m 25m 10m S 3.7 2.5 6:47.18 Xorg
It has to be killed because it doesn't stop by itself even after many minutes.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Occurs sometime after boot appears to be aggravated by wireless/bluetooth devices.
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 13:57:19 -0700
From: John Westlund <email@example.com>
User-Agent: Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 (X11/20080421)
To: Ben Woodard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Bugzilla Bug 452557: hald-addon-input using 100% of a core
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If you get a chance could you see if you could get this low hanging
fruit knocked off? Two-line patch, very straight forward.
Bugzilla is pretty empty, the Ubuntu ticket has more details and the patch.
* Fri Jul 18 2008 David Zeuthen <email@example.com> - 0.5.10-4
- fix runaway input add-on (#452557)
hal-0.5.10-4.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
hal-0.5.10-4.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update hal'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-6553
hal-0.5.10-4.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.