Re: events/0 eats 100% cpu on core duo laptop

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue May 16 2006 - 15:19:56 EST

Dimitris Zilaskos <dzila@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have installed Slackware 10.2 on a fujitsu siemens e8110 laptop (Core
> Duo). With & kernels, a few minutes after
> boot events/0 starts eating 100% cpu (affecting performance and battery
> life).
> Any ideas ?

Hit alt-sysrq-P. That'll tell you where the CPU is spinning. You might need
to hit it a few times to make sure you got the right CPU (if only one is

You might need to do `echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq' to enable sysrq.
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