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Bug 452557 - hald-addon-input using 100% of a core
Summary: hald-addon-input using 100% of a core
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-23 18:04 UTC by John Westlund
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-11 16:55:10 UTC

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Description John Westlund 2008-06-23 18:04:08 UTC
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

 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):

How reproducible:
Occurs sometime after boot appears to be aggravated by wireless/bluetooth devices.

Comment 1 Ben Woodard 2008-07-08 19:49:27 UTC

Comment 3 Ben Woodard 2008-07-08 19:53:34 UTC
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 13:57:19 -0700
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Hey Ben,

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.


Comment 4 Ben Woodard 2008-07-08 20:51:54 UTC

Comment 5 David Zeuthen 2008-07-18 18:09:55 UTC
* Fri Jul 18 2008 David Zeuthen <> - 0.5.10-4
- fix runaway input add-on (#452557)

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-07-18 18:25:39 UTC
hal-0.5.10-4.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-07-19 09:44:02 UTC
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:

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-09-11 16:55:06 UTC
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.

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