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Date:   Sun, 10 Oct 2021 18:23:17 +0000
From:   secret <>
Subject: Unwanted activation of root-processes getting highly activated

Hi again,

concerns: Kernel-5.4.130 - Kernel-5.4.152

Below problem must have to do with the installation of a new kernel-version.

I removed the old kernel(-version) and its modules completely from
SSD/harddisk, before the system got restarted, so that listed root-processes
always act hyperactive whenever Pale Moon (within sandbox firejail and Tor)
gets started.

So this might be a good hint for the belonging patch of this kernel.


Date: 08.10.2021

Subject/Betreff: Unwanted activation of root-processes reading and writing out
the whole SSD/harddrive ! / Kernel-5.4.134 (pclos, AppArmor / Tor (OpenSuSE)
usw. etc.: Freigabe von Informationen, Ausführen von Code mit höheren
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Hi, Greg, dear Linux experts and friends,

this is one of the most dangerous and worst things, Linux can happen!
Refering to the actual kernel 5.4.134 ( now up to the actual version 5.4.151
and higher, additional remark from 10.08.2021), there still is a problem with
unexpectedly activated, highly active root-processes (making the tower-LED
causing readwrites onto harddiscs and making the SSD/harddrive blink serious-
madly hard for about up to 20 minutes). The whole SSD/harddrive seems to get
read out and overwritten!

The unwanted, highly by tor (pclos, mga7) resp. firejail activated kernel-
root-processes are named

kworker/u2:1-kcryptd/253:2 (escpecially this one, CPU: gt; 10%)
dmcrypt_write/2 and

This occurs since kernel around 5.4.13, whenever I start browsing (with Pale
Moon), activating firejail and tor.

Please patch the kernel-5.4 to prevent it in future!
Andreas Stöwing (Gooken-producer, Gooken:

Appendix by firejail (OpenSuSE 15.X) needed by tor (rosa2016.1,
mga7) must be the cause for the activation as much as high activity of some
I have got no other explanation.
Kernel security module apparmor itself got deactivated within the kernel by my
boot-parameters "security=none" and "apparmor=none".

After tor and firejail version got changed from OpenSuSE 15.X to mga7
(firejail) resp. to CentOS el7 (Tor), so that  is not
required anymore, such root-processes did not get activated resp. active too
But they did appear unexpectedly again in kernel-5.4.151 !
So I still await your patches for kernel-5.4.
In my opinion, Linux is killing spy-software and rubbish, if you won&#180;t
patch it !


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