KMail/kio_smtp high load

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Tue Mar 18 17:40:46 GMT 2003

On Tuesday 18 March 2003 18:03, Jorge Schramm wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having a very mysterious behaviour of kio_smtp: it's *constantly* using
> 50-70% of my desktop-system :(
> ProcessTable:
> Name       PID  User% System% Nice VmSize VmRSS Login Command
> kio_smtp        19%   67.5%      0  21292  9688 js    kdeinit: kio_smtp
> smtp /tmp/ksocket-js/klauncherN0Lgjb.slave-socket
> /tmp/ksocket-js/kmailA6zkRa.slave-socket
> (these lines should be in one line ;)
> The first file does exist, the second doesn't. But this cannot be the
> reason as on my notebook the process table also displays two
> /tmp/ksocketXX, where the first exists but not the second (guess what: user
> and system load=0% and after a while it disappears).
> Does anyone have an idea, what's wrong with my system?

Can you run:
	strace -p <PID>

With <PID> the pid of the process that causes the problem.

You may need to install the strace package first.

bastian at -=|[ SuSE, The Linux Desktop Experts ]|=- bastian at

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