Radeon GPU Pinned at 100% -

Hello, I have 2 laptops with similar hardware and both of them are pegging the GPU at 100% at all times. Noticed the issue when the fans were being noisy at all times and CPU loads were nominal. Did some searching, but all I can find is a post on the Arch forum (Linux 5.12.13 and amsgpu at 100% / Kernel & Hardware / Arch Linux Forums) and a bunch of Windows articles that don’t seem relevant.

Pretty sure this has been going on since at least kernel 6.4, but I don’t use these laptops myself very often. Both are pretty close to default setup, and are really only used to browse the web and occasionally ssh into servers.

Both shots taken after a fresh boot:


Any direction / links would be appreciated.

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System:
  Kernel: 6.5.2-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 13.2.1 clocksource: tsc
    available: hpet,acpi_pm parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=4f26dfa3-adfa-4874-93c7-e46f696b3f32 rw rootflags=subvol=@ quiet quiet
    rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    resume=UUID=384f3dd9-7108-49ee-bdd0-c19374682f78 loglevel=3 ibt=off
  Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.27.8 tk: Qt v: 5.15.10 wm: kwin_x11 vt: 2 dm: SDDM
    Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: MOTILE product: M141 v: Standard serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: MOTILE model: PF4PU1F v: Standard serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends
    v: N.1.03 date: 08/26/2019
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 37.8 Wh (84.9%) condition: 44.5/46.7 Wh (95.1%) volts: 11.2 min: 11.4
    model: standard type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: discharging
CPU:
  Info: model: AMD Ryzen 3 3200U with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen/Zen+
    note: check gen: 1 level: v3 note: check built: 2019 process: GF 12nm family: 0x17 (23)
    model-id: 0x18 (24) stepping: 1 microcode: 0x8108102
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 2 tpc: 2 threads: 4 smt: enabled cache: L1: 192 KiB
    desc: d-2x32 KiB; i-2x64 KiB L2: 1024 KiB desc: 2x512 KiB L3: 4 MiB desc: 1x4 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 2253 high: 2388 min/max: 1400/2600 boost: enabled scaling:
    driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: schedutil cores: 1: 2361 2: 2388 3: 2140 4: 2125 bogomips: 20761
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
  Vulnerabilities: <filter>
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Picasso/Raven 2 [Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Mobile Series]
    vendor: Tongfang Hongkong driver: amdgpu v: kernel arch: GCN-5 code: Vega process: GF 14nm
    built: 2017-20 pcie: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16 ports: active: eDP-1 empty: HDMI-A-1
    bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:15d8 class-ID: 0300 temp: 38.0 C
  Device-2: Chicony HD Webcam driver: uvcvideo type: USB rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1
    mode: 2.0 bus-ID: 1-5:2 chip-ID: 04f2:b68b class-ID: 0e02 serial: <filter>
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.8 with: Xwayland v: 23.2.0 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: X:
    loaded: amdgpu unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu
    display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.00x11.22") s-diag: 582mm (22.93")
  Monitor-1: eDP-1 mapped: eDP model: ChiMei InnoLux 0x14d4 built: 2016 res: 1920x1080 hz: 60
    dpi: 158 gamma: 1.2 size: 309x173mm (12.17x6.81") diag: 354mm (13.9") ratio: 16:9 modes:
    max: 1920x1080 min: 640x480
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 23.1.7-arch1.1 renderer: AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics (raven2 LLVM
    16.0.6 DRM 3.54 6.5.2-zen1-1-zen) direct-render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: AMD Raven/Raven2/Fenghuang HDMI/DP Audio vendor: Tongfang Hongkong
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 03:00.1
    chip-ID: 1002:15de class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: AMD Family 17h/19h HD Audio vendor: Tongfang Hongkong driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
    pcie: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s lanes: 16 bus-ID: 03:00.6 chip-ID: 1022:15e3 class-ID: 0403
  API: ALSA v: k6.5.2-zen1-1-zen status: kernel-api tools: N/A
  Server-1: PipeWire v: 0.3.79 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse status: active
    2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin 4: pw-jack type: plugin
    tools: pactl,pw-cat,pw-cli,wpctl
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Tongfang Hongkong
    driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: f000 bus-ID: 01:00.0
    chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168NGW [Stone Peak] driver: iwlwifi v: kernel pcie:
    gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:24fb class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Intel Wireless-AC 3168 Bluetooth driver: btusb v: 0.8 type: USB rev: 2.0 speed: 12 Mb/s
    lanes: 1 mode: 1.1 bus-ID: 1-6.4:5 chip-ID: 8087:0aa7 class-ID: e001
  Report: btmgmt ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter> bt-v: 4.2 lmp-v: 8 status:
    discoverable: no pairing: no class-ID: 7c010c
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 119.24 GiB used: 9.42 GiB (7.9%)
  SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: BIWIN model: SSD size: 119.24 GiB block-size:
    physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s tech: SSD serial: <filter> fw-rev: 4A0 scheme: GPT
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 111.75 GiB size: 111.75 GiB (100.00%) used: 9.42 GiB (8.4%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%) used: 576 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
  ID-3: /home raw-size: 111.75 GiB size: 111.75 GiB (100.00%) used: 9.42 GiB (8.4%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 111.75 GiB size: 111.75 GiB (100.00%) used: 9.42 GiB (8.4%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
  ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 111.75 GiB size: 111.75 GiB (100.00%) used: 9.42 GiB (8.4%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default) zswap: no
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 3.27 GiB used: 256 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100 comp: zstd
    avail: lzo,lzo-rle,lz4,lz4hc,842 max-streams: 4 dev: /dev/zram0
  ID-2: swap-2 type: partition size: 7.2 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2 dev: /dev/sda3
    maj-min: 8:3
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 39.8 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 39.0 C
  Fan Speeds (rpm): N/A
Info:
  Processes: 253 Uptime: 4m wakeups: 1 Memory: total: 4 GiB note: est. available: 3.27 GiB
  used: 1.89 GiB (57.7%) Init: systemd v: 254 default: graphical tool: systemctl Compilers:
  gcc: 13.2.1 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1238 libs: 335 tools: octopi,paru Client: shell wrapper
  v: 5.1.16-release inxi: 3.3.29
Garuda (2.6.16-1):
  System install date:     2023-07-01
  Last full system update: 2023-09-12
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager dracut
  Windows dual boot:       No/Undetected
  Failed units:
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