Re: systemd process(es) consuming CPU when laptop lid closed
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There was a recent thread where the symptom, in one sense, was somewhat
similar--on a two CPU system, one CPU was using 100% of one CPU with the lid
closed. IIUC, the problem was due to lightdm-gt (or some sub-program).
Here are the headers from the last message in that thread:
Re: Debian 9.2 amd64 Xfce lock screen -> 100 %CPU by lightdm-gt+
From: David Christensen <firstname.lastname@example.org> (resent from debian-
Date: Thu Oct 12 12:41:46 2017
Maybe it is worth looking at that thread.
On Saturday, October 14, 2017 08:41:18 PM Glen B wrote:
> (If this message already arrived I apologize, I'm struggling with this
> mailing list thing a little bit.)
> Hi everyone,
> It's been a while since I've run my system, but since starting it up
> yesterday and downloading updates, I've noticed a new problem. This
> machine typically runs as a server, even though it's a laptop. That
> means I usually leave the lid closed so the screen turns off, but the
> system remains active and does not suspend. When the lid is closed,
> systemd-logind will being consuming nearly 50% CPU on my single core
> system. A few other processes jump up the list too, including
> dbus-daemon, systemd, and systemd-journal. Please see attached for a
> sample top output while this is happening. Please also see attached for
> a log of package changes made to my system when I turned it on
> yesterday, in case it may be related to something else.
> > uname -a
> > Linux gateway-server 4.9.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.9.51-1
> (2017-09-28) i686 GNU/Linux
> Hardware is a Gateway 400SD4.
> If any other information is required please let me know.