devkit-daemon annoys

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at
Mon Jun 15 11:03:24 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 19:20, Geoffrey Leach<geoff at> wrote:
> I'm running Fedora 11 on a laptop. Every minute or so, devkit-daemon
> fires up and runs at 100% CPU for 30 seconds, turning on the fan. This
> is really annoying.

That sounds weird. Care to run:
  udevadm monitor
at the same time, and see if you got events that wake up the dk-daemon?

> So, what's with devkit-daemon? And what's the downside of turning it
> down or off?

It's the event multiplexer for DeviceKit-disks and DeviceKit-power. It
will go away pretty soon, as they are/will be converted to use udev


More information about the devkit-devel mailing list