upowerd/gnome-power-statistics crash; high CPU, memory consumption

Bug #1721282 reported by PabloAB on 2017-10-04
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Not sure if necessary here since same bug is already on:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1427621
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100626
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=781088

Tested on Ubuntu 16.04.3, 4.12.0-041200rc3-generic

Steps to reproduce:
1. have a system with a recent kernel (4.10.x or later)
2. start gnome-power-statistics
3. go to Pprocessor tab
4. have a look at gnome-system-monitor or htop

Result:
- On Processor section, Wakeups tab: "Processor wakeups pers second: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.UPower.GeneralError: cannot enable timerstats."
- High CPU usage of /usr/lib/upower/upowerd
- Crash gnome-power-statistics

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Vincent Gerris (vgerris) wrote :

I see the same error but do not seem to get a high load on 18.04 dev.
The package name is gnome-power-statistics 3.25.90-2 (at least the gui).

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1721282

tags: added: iso-testing
Vlad Orlov (monsta) on 2018-06-23
tags: added: bionic xenial
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