[kde-freebsd] Question about knotify4
kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Dec 20 16:14:47 UTC 2011
This came in from mav@ and I wanted to re-post it here to see if anybody
else has experienced this, or can confirm the issue?
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Question about knotify4
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 18:09:42 +0200
From: Alexander Motin <mav at FreeBSD.org>
To: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
On 12/20/11 18:03, Kris Moore wrote:
> On 12/20/2011 05:39, Alexander Motin wrote:
>> I've noticed on my PCBSD 9.0-RC3 laptop that knotify4 seems doesn't
>> close/stop audio device after playing some notification. As result,
>> sound card generates 94 interrupts per second without any use and
>> probably does other things also. That's not good for power saving.
>> Don't you know how to pacify it except disabling sound notifications?
> No clue, did this only start with the update to 4.7.2 KDE in ports?
Possibly so. At least I haven't noticed this before last months.
> Sounds like a bug to me. Have you pinged the KDE porting team?
No. I don't know them. Can you ping them for me? You should easily see
unneeded sound interrupts by yourself in `systat -vm 1`. Process using
the device (knotify4) can be found in /dev/sndstat output if
hw.snd.verbose sysctl set to 4.
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