KMail: repeated lockups

Kevin Krammer krammer at
Mon Jan 27 08:39:07 GMT 2014

On Monday, 2014-01-27, 00:24:34, Frank Steinmetzger wrote:
> Hey list
> I was hoping you could shed some light on this. While my main mailer is
> mutt, I occasionally open KMail to use some of my IMAP accounts.
> Whenever I'm using it (reading mail, composing text), there are regular
> lockups in the GUI. I get a CPU core loaded with a background service
> (the bar shows the colour for nice'd processes).
> While this occurs, I can type on, but the letters would only appear in
> the composer once the lockup is gone.

Can you find out which background process that is.
The observed consequences look a lot like something causing lots of I/O.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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