On startup, one of my CPU would become maxed out at 100% load. Upon looking
kworker is busy with something called
alx_. alx appears to be related to the network card
Killer E220x Gigabit Ethernet Controller.
With one CPU stuck at 100%, I cannot use the laptop, because at best keyboard cooks my hand slowly at 70C+. A possible solution posted was to disable
kworker directly, which isn't ideal (see CPU Core Stuck at 100%). If possible, I would like to fix the problem that causes the spike in