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      Latest reply on Oct 13, 2019 5:04 AM by eskimo
      duxi Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

        Since I upgraded my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) to Catalina (10.15) I saw `powerd` having a CPU consumption of 100%+. I saw tousands of entries of

        standard 06:35:48.581361+0200 powerd Process powerd.113 TimedOut UserIsActive "com.apple.powermanagement.wakeschedule" age:00:00:02  id:38654742421 [System: PrevIdle DeclUser kDisp]

        in my console.

         

        The temporary workaround for me was to enable the wake schedule in System Preference -> Energy Saver -> Start up or wake.

         

        Maybe thist helps somebody. Also this looks like a serious bug to me.

        • Re: MacOS Catalina powerd CPU high usage
          eskimo Apple Staff Apple Staff (12,015 points)

          Also this looks like a serious bug to me.

          Given that, please file a bug report about it, then post your bug number, just for the record.

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