[SATLUG] Overactive polkitd on Debian laptop

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 00:01:27 CDT 2015


> Frank Huddleston wrote :
...
> Greetings,

>  Lately I've noticed periodic little spikes in CPU usage on my Debian
> laptop. Looks like it's mostly polkitd, but I'm also seeing
> periodic runs of  dbus-daemon and console-kit-daemon.
> It's not crippling my system, but it's obvious that something isn't
> running the way it should.
...
> I don't know what to make of this. Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions?
...
Ummm... debian os release helps:

Possible solution via ubuntu issue:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/310196/how-can-i-figure-out-what-polkitd-is-doing-with-so-much-of-my-systems-resources

Craig


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