Nepomuk using 90%+ CPU

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Fri Sep 26 12:35:05 BST 2008

On Friday 26 September 2008 10:48:35 Daniel Winter wrote:
> On Monday 22 September 2008 09:09:02 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I started strigi yesterday afternoon, setting it to index my /home, which
> > has 16GB data.  I excluded two directories containing 10.5GB data,
> > leaving 5.5GB to be indexed.  Strigi is still using around 90% cpu, after
> > about 8 hours of indexing.  Is this to be expected?
> Is it nepomuk or strigi using the CPU? (In subject it is Nepomuk). If you
> are using with Strigi with Nepomuk (default in KDE4 )  make sure, that you
> are using the Sesame2 backend with Nepomuk.
With strigi enabled in systemservices it sometimes looks as though the usage 
is split between them.  At other times it seems to be just nepomuk.

> The other option Redland is very slow.
> You can check that by starting "sopranocmd" from konsole without any
> parameters.
> It will display the help.  Where it explains the "--backend" switch  it
> should say something like "Possible backends are: sesame2  redland"
Redland is the only possibility given.

> If sesame2 is there you are using it. If not that is it what causes the
> slow indexing and high cpu usage.
Is it possible to add sesame2, or is it just that this version does not yet 
support it, otherwise it would be there?

Thanks for the insight

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