Akonadi acting up (again)

Frank Steinmetzger Warp_7 at gmx.de
Wed Sep 18 18:10:27 BST 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 02:39:41PM +0200, Frank Steinmetzger wrote:

> > > Maybe you can help me here. After an upgrade from 4.10 to 4.11 on my
> > > Gentoo systems, Akonadi is on the fritz again. As soon as I load KMail
> > > (or Kontakt with KMail), it starts hogging a CPU core. Deleting a bunch
> > > of spam mail (Ctrl+A and Ctrl+Delete) via IMAP takes a while, but gets
> > > done. Loading IMAP folders works, too (I can see new mails in the list
> > > and the effects of actions I did in other mail programs).  But I can't
> > > read any mail, I only get the typical “fetching content” page.
> > 
> > I have the same issue in Arch during upgrade from 4.10 to 4.11. Clean up 
> > akonadi configuration works for me. Please check the note in Arch Wiki: 
> > https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/KDE
> > Clean_akonadi_configuration_to_fix_kmail
> Hello
> That’s exactly what I wanted to avoid, as it would mean I will have to
> download all mails again (I’m using disconnected IMAP), not to mention
> having to set up several calendars and the address book again.

Well, when I discovered double mail folders and folders I could not
delete (they would reappear immediately), I’ve had enough and cleared
Akonadi out (wasn’t the first time anyway). So I logged out, moved
anything away and logged back in. At first I was appalled, because the
new resources were created and Akonadi started eating CPU again. I don’t
remember the exact item name in the Job Tracker anymore, something about

Anyhoo, I was about to curse at the screen, but just to make sure, I
deleted the stuff a second time and logged in again.

Oh boy... I do understand the motivation and modularity behind the whole
framework. But its implementation leaves things to be desired.
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