I'm running Linux Mint 12 on a Latitude D630 and every time I start my laptop (and sometimes when I come back from being suspended), top shows that upstart-udev-bridge is using 100% CPU (and if I do nothing about it, the fan starts running at full and eventually it would presumably overheat).

I can stop it with sudo stop upstart-udev-bridge but I don't want to have to do that every time I start up.

I tried this fix (which so far as I can tell works for everyone else who's had this problem), but it didn't seem to do anything. The problem's still there.

  • Are you positive that installing the fixed package worked? – sr_ May 16 '12 at 10:09
  • No I'm not. I just installed Linux Mint, and it seems to be ignoring some updates, but I don't really understand it. When I run sudo apt-get update, I see Ign ppa.launchpad.net oneiric/main Translation-en and Ign ppa.launchpad.net oneiric/main Translation-en_US which I guess means some updates are being ignored, but I don't know how to fix that – dspyz May 16 '12 at 16:33

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