[Digikam-devel] [Bug 106794] too many kio_thumbnail processes bring machine to its knees

Gilles Schintgen gilles at vonet.lu
Thu Jun 9 23:03:33 CEST 2005

------- You are receiving this mail because: -------
You are the assignee for the bug, or are watching the assignee.

------- Additional Comments From gilles vonet lu  2005-06-09 23:03 -------
On Thursday 09 June 2005 22:47, Renchi Raju wrote:
> digikamthumbnail process could not create the thumbnails for these files
> (btw, what kind of images). so the work was offloaded to kde's thumbnail
> creation process and it looks like they run amok. it might be possible that
> these processes are not created one after the other, but all started at the
> same time (i will have to check)

Currently system load is > 200 :-)
Opening my test album starts one or two kio_digikamthumbnail threads. The 
kio_thumbnail processes are created when I scroll down the album view. I.e. 
I'll immediately ask for thumbnails for most of the pictures. Then very 
pixelised thumbnails start to appear everywhere (probably generated by 
kio_thumbnail), and after a few moments the normal high quality thumbnails 

More information about the Digikam-devel mailing list