100% CPU usage on VMware VMs when latency-performance tuned profile is active.

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • VMware performance tab reports "CPU Usage" always at 100%.
  • Host machine's console shows 100% CPU Utilisation for guest.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4
  • kernel 4.18.0-305.el8 & above
  • VMware Virtual Machine

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