Question about KDE 4.2

Kishore kitts.mailinglists at
Thu Jan 8 07:22:13 GMT 2009

On Thursday 08 Jan 2009 12:26:45 am Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 January 2009 12:51:17 Kishore wrote:
> > On Wednesday 07 Jan 2009 5:11:57 pm David Carlos Manuelda wrote:
> > > Thanks for the explanation, this answers half of my question but there
> > > are still a few problems which I don't really know where they come
> > > from. Whe having drawing related issues I understand what is the cause
> > > but for example, the delay when you click K menu until it is drawn
> > > (until, not while) for 1 or 2 secs + the delay when you click exit
> > > until the "logout window" comes up, another 2 secs + the delay when you
> > > click some option (reboot, logout, shutdown) until it is proccessed,
> > > another 2 secs. I can messure this because I have the clock plasmoid in
> > > taskbar configured to show seconds, and in that operations, that clock
> > > freezes not updating seconds, so I assume something in kdelibs (or in
> > > plasma itself) is doing a heavy work.
> > > I can not explain it better, I hope it can be understood.
> > > I confirmed that it does not only happen to me in my system or with my
> > > nvidia card, and I've been reading lots of stuff in internet of people
> > > having this issue too so maybe the problem is kdelibs for KDE4 are not
> > > still optimized (just my idea), and thus, I asked in my first post.
> >
> > When you are faced with this "slowness" is there also a heavy disk I/O?
> >
> > I have a similar issue here where it sometimes takes up few seconds for a
> > seemingly trivial task. like opening the kmenu or clock settings or ...
> > But this seems to be also related to another bug (atleast in [K]Ubuntu)
> > where the system really becomes painfully slow when there is concurrent
> > disk I/O.
> Those are the symptoms I was seeing, as well as system freezes.  They
> appear to have been cured by changing the AccelMethod to EXA (in
> xorg.conf).
> > There is not much processor load during these times but "system activity"
> > reports several "disk sleeps".
> I haven't seen that particular report.

I have not really gotten around to figuring out the real problem here yet. I 
see the above mentioned issue on only one of the machines that I use so it 
does seem hardware dependent. Ill try and explore more...
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