Chris cpollock at
Tue Jan 20 02:52:38 GMT 2004

On Monday 19 January 2004 06:38 pm, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> > This process seems to start on its own at various times.  When running
> > it uses up almost 100% of my cpu resources.  Whats its purpose?  Tried
> > with no real understandable results.  I'm running
> > Mandrake 9.0 with KDE 3.0.3
> IIUC, it is the process that produces the thumbnails in the Konqueror
> icon view mode for the previews.
> While it is running it would be normal for it to take almost 100% of your
> CPU but it should only run with high CPU usage while previews are
> replacing icons in Konqueror.  If it is running that way at other times,
> this is a problem.

I believe I've seen it start on its own even when Konqueror isn't running.  
I happen to notice a 100% cpu usage on GKrellm, start KSysGuard and there 
it is.  

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