KMail problems

Frank Weng (a.k.a. Franklin) franklin at
Tue Feb 9 12:32:34 GMT 2010

Sorry, I'm using KDE 4.3.4.  I just upgrade to KDE 4.3.5 and it is still the 


在 星期二 09 二月 2010 20:30:20,Anne Wilson 寫道:
> On Monday 08 February 2010 23:18:28 Frank Weng (a.k.a. Franklin) wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Actually I have been had these problems from KDE 4.1.  I'd like to know
> > if anyone had the same experiences.
> You haven't said which version of KDE you are using now, and answers do
>  depend on that.
> > 1. When logging into KDE, the kde-wallet would launch a dialog asking my
> > question to open a wallet.  At the same time, many other KDE/non-KDE
> > applications are launching too.  If I input my password BEFORE KMail
> > launch, then KMail will NEVER launch automatically.  I need to launch it
> > myself.  If I WAIT there, KMail will launch automatically, and then I
> > input my password and everything goes normally.
> >
> > I can reproduce it on the PCs in my office and my home.  Do you guys have
> > the same problem?  Or did anyone discuss it before?  I did some simple
> > search in kde-user but didn't find anything.
> That does sound extremely strange, and I haven't heard of anyone else
> reporting this.  Depending on which version of KDE you have, you may have a
> Save Session in your kickoff menu.  If I were you I'd try to make sure that
> everything was shut down, then do a Save Session.  If you actually want
>  some things to start up automatically you can add them later, but at least
>  you'd be starting from a clean sheet.  I do recall that in some early
>  version of KDE 4.x I did have Kontact starting up automatically even
>  though I didn't want it to, but at that point Save Session wasn't an
>  option.
> > 2. Recently, maybe just one or two days ago, when KMail started, it would
> > do a lot of hard drive I/Os.  The whole system was slowed down.  I used
> > top to see which process was doing hard drive I/O, and no doubt it was
> > KMail.  KMail took nearly 50% of CPU time.  Its process status was mostly
> > D.  My hard drive access LED flashed very frequently.  After about seven
> > or eight minutes (or longer), it then stopped, and everything is okay.
> >
> > Does anyone know what KMail is doing when it starts?  I tried to stop
> > receiving mail but hard drive accesses were still going.
> That sounds to me as though you are on late a 4.3.x version - possibly one
>  of the beta or release candidates for KDE SC 4.4.  If that is so you are
>  hitting a bug in the KMail application that causes it to search
>  over-zealously for address matches.  This wasn't realised as being the
>  problem until about 2 weeks ago.  Updating to 4.4 should cure it.
> Anne
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