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Macbook going HOT with unbearable performance over the entire OS even though I have no containers running

(Mahmoud Saada) #1

Expected behavior

Macbook should perform normally especially if no containers are running.

Actual behavior

Macbook is burning in flames and fans are non-stop going while Docker for Mac is running.


  • Diagnostic ID: EC793A20-E683-4E7D-80A8-9027FEAAB86F
  • macOS: 10.11.6 Beta (15G12a)

Steps to reproduce the behavior

  1. Run Docker for Mac
  2. Watch ‘com.docker.hyperkit’ eat up CPU, spin the fans, devour the battery, and make the OS user experience unbearable.