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[Discuss] chronic cpu spikes - X and kworker have gone mad

> I ran into this after falling down the stairs with my laptop (ow!)  I did
> some research and found that kworker eating lots of CPU can sometimes be
> related to hardware problems.  I reseated the memory in the laptop and the
> problem was resolved.  I'm not saying it's a hardware problem, but it
> could be.
> Ryan

I'm going to max out the ram this weekend after a trip to microcenter. 
So if that's an issue it will be fixed.

I think the isue is just that the hardware doesn't play well with gnu/linux.

Thanks for all the tips!

- Eric C

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