[kde-freebsd] High CPU usage (14%) by kdeinit4 in KDE 4.4.2

Olivier Smedts olivier at gid0.org
Thu Apr 8 23:30:27 CEST 2010

2010/4/8 Kalum S <kalum_slk at gmx.com>:
> Hello,
> I successfully compiled and installed kde 4.4.2 on freebsd from area51
> and everything is working succesfully and I am a very happy (and proud)
> user of freebsd :-)
> Unfortunately kdeinit4 persistently consumes 14% of cpu always. Methods
> of reducing this as suggested for kde 3.5 like adding
> [DirWatch]
> PollInterval=60000
> to .kderc did not have any effect with the cpu still being at 14%.
> This whole problem is probably due to the well known effect of kdeinit4
> polling directories.
> I would be very gratefull if you could tell me of anyway of solving
> this as I have a laptop and every iota of saved cpu cycles is
> beneficial.

There's a patch to enable FAM which greatly reduces cpu load. Please
search in archives, It's not the first time I see the same thread.

> Thanking you in advance,
> Grendel
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