Ticket #10733 (closed defect: obsolete)
VBoxSVC uses > 100% of CPU, even if no VM is running
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This is on a linux host (debian, 3.0.0 kernel), running version 4.1.18 of virtualbox.
Starting the "Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager" creates the VBoxSVC process which consumes > 100% of CPU, as reported by ps, before any VM is started.
See the forum posting at https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=50342&p=230158#p230158 for some ps stats.