[kde-linux] Konqueror and Dolphin using 100% CPU

Dale rdalek1967 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 07:07:41 UTC 2012

Duncan wrote:
> Duncan posted on Thu, 08 Mar 2012 04:17:35 +0000 as excerpted:
>> Dale posted on Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:24:08 -0600 as excerpted:
>>> Remember my post a while back that said just because I don't respond
>>> doesn't mean I'm not trying?  Well, I installed and been testing
>>> krusader for the past few days.  I didn't want to post to quick because
>>> I jinxed it last time when I thought Konqueror was working.  Anyway, I
>>> switched it so that everything opens with Krusader and so far,
>>> everything works fine.  It's not like Konqueror which is what I am used
>>> to but it doesn't slam my CPU either.
> FWIW, I see a couple bugfixes in the published 4.8.1 changelog that might
> be related to dolphin and konqueror eating 100% cpu.
> One of them mentions a possible endless loop being triggered when resizing
> a dolphin window smaller, kde bug #289238.  Another simply mentions
> "problems" with an integer overflow in sort-by-size mode, #293068. 
> Presumably that'd be for really large files.
> There's several crasher bugs fixed too.  You weren't crashing, but it's
> possible one or more of them could trigger endless loops in some
> circumstances, too.
> FWIW, I upgraded to 4.8.1 a day or two ago, before the public
> announcement.  Seems the tarballs were either available before the
> announcement, or gentoo/kde took a cue from arch and mirrored them early,
> before the public announcement.  (KDE normally makes tarballs available to
> the distro packagers nearly a week in advance, so they can test and
> hopefully have packages ready by the announcement.)  I had been a bit
> jealous of arch users, since their packager apparently was mirroring the
> tarballs before the public announcement, but at least this time, it
> appears either gentoo/kde or kde itself did a pre-announce release as
> well.
> Making them available a day or two before the public announcement does
> makes sense, tho, since it'll mean less pressure on the servers in the 48
> hours or so immediately following a release.  I don't know what the
> bandwidth usage is like, but spreading it out won't hurt, for sure.
> Anyway, now the announcement is out, so I can see a bit of what I upgraded
> for. =:^)
> Links:
> The short dot blurb (nothing there really but a place to comment;
> sometimes the comments are interesting to read.
> http://dot2.kde.org/2012/03/07/kde-ships-march-updates-plasma-workspaces-applications-and-platform
> Announcement (not much of significance there either):
> http://kde.org/announcements/announce-4.8.1.php
> Changelog (the fixes I mention are listed here; it doesn't list all
> changes, but links the svn/git logs):
> http://www.kde.org/announcements/changelogs/changelog4_8_0to4_8_1.php

I did my updates yesterday.  I'll open Konqueror and see if it is fixed.
 As I mentioned before, I want it fixed even if I don't use them any more.



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