[kde-linux] A Day in the Life of KDE4.2

Thomas Richard thomas9999 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 19:21:05 UTC 2009


2009/3/4 David Baron <d_baron at 012.net.il>:
> It is now the evening. My computer zips along. I can almost see these
> characters appear as fast as I can type them in. KMail operations proceed fine
> with ne'er a crash. The system monitor plasmoid shows little CPU activity.
> No so in the morning. Boot up and KDE4.2 is slowed to a crawl. I could not be
> typing this in. KMail crashes often when I delete or move email. OK, AM, there
> are a number of cron jobs going but these are niced out of the way. To get
> KDE4.2 to respond at all, I go into yakuake, run top and renice manually
> Akonadi and its children (as previously posted-and would do it eventually if I
> am I am logged in and they have been running long enough). Things still crawl
> but as least the machine reponds. The CPU monitor shows mucho activity.
> Only towards afternoon does it all settle down. This does NOT seem dependent
> on whether I remained logged on or logged off and logged on during the course
> of the day.
> Something needs be done for KDE usability throughout the day. Maybe more
> akanodi maintanance/syncing could be cron'ed/kcron'd to later in the day. All
> this stuff MUST be niced from go. I am not running nepomuk which is another
> offender (I have recollindex going, niced 19 and do not notice it--krunner
> plugins also do indexing, scanning, and krunner needs to be niced as well).
> The moral, be nice, boy & girls :-)
> How might I set this all up?
> (I have Debian Sid/KDE4.2 from  running on a PIII clunker.)
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