Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 462429
Closing terminal while powertop is running results in powertop sucking CPU
Last modified: 2009-07-14 10:00:22 EDT
Description of problem:
If you leave powertop running and close the terminal on it instead of quitting, powertop gets stuck in some sort of loop and sucks up CPU, sort of defeating the purpose of powertop. ;-)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
powertop-1.9-3.fc9.x86_64 (reproducible on i386 systems, too)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open gnome terminal
2. Launch powertop as root
3. Close gnome terminal without quitting powertop first
powertop is still running and using a lot of CPU
powertop should quit
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