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by Gmack
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Hi Paradroid

Thanks for updating on this. I currently reverted to Mint 18 and I think will stick to that until a fix is officially released.
However, just for my understanding does the fix that you suggest disable bluetooth or have any adverse effect at all on the system ?
just curious....

Thanks,
by Gmack
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Found a better workaround..... I disabled bluetooth from BIOS.
Now it works fine CPU ticking at less than 10% when idle....
yet, no bluetooth.
by Gmack
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Possibly found something. By turning off the Wifi hardware switch, CPU calms down to a balmy few percents. According to the driver manager the driver in use for my Broadcom card is bcmwl-kernel-source version 6.30.223.271+bdcom-0ubuntu4 that looks quite the same as the one used in Mint 18 and that w...
by Gmack
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Done, to no avail.
Anyway thanks for the suggestion.
by Gmack
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Re: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Thanks for the suggestion trytip ! I ran top and here it goes gmac@Eschathologist:~$ top top - 19:35:45 up 9 min, 1 user, load average: 2,77, 2,46, 1,47 Tasks: 190 total, 3 running, 138 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie %Cpu(s): 63,0 us, 24,2 sy, 0,0 ni, 12,3 id, 0,5 wa, 0,0 hi, 0,0 si, 0,0 st KiB Mem :...
by Gmack
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Tara Cinnamon CPU usage
Replies: 16
Views: 1275

Tara Cinnamon CPU usage

Hi there I am an happy user of Linux Mint 18 on my old but still very functional Dell Studio 1707. I wanted to upgrade to Tara, installation worked fine, but unfortunately CPU usage on boot goes immediately near to 100% and stays there, with no application launched (as a comparison, on Mint 18 is ab...

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