keventd takes 99% of CPU when laptop lid is closed

From: Antille Julien
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 13:28:24 EST

On 2.4.26, 2.6.5 and 2.6.6, the kernel process keventd takes 99% of CPU when
my laptop's lid is closed. It comes back to normal when I open it again.
Laptop is a DELL Inspirion 2650.

This problem did not occure with <=2.4.25 or <= 2.6.4

Any clue ?

Julien Antille
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