[kdepim-users] kio_pop3 processes not exiting?
techwritebos at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 18 21:22:30 BST 2008
Curiously, hitting Cntl-L from time to time seems to jar Kmail into behaving again. I also adjusted some of my less needed accounts to check mail even less frequently. Knock on wood, it's much better than it has been for a while.
--- On Tue, 9/9/08, Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org> wrote:
> From: Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org>
> Subject: Re: [kdepim-users] kio_pop3 processes not exiting?
> To: kdepim-users at kde.org
> Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 2:25 PM
> On Tuesday 09 September 2008, r bartlett wrote:
> > I a long, ongoing problem where Kmail stops delivering
> or sending
> > mail after minutes, hours, or days. Often within 5-10
> minutes of
> > starting Kmail, I notice that the little "check
> mail" indicator is
> > whizzing back and forth indefinitely at the lower
> right, and that's
> > the sign that I'm not going to get any mail again
> until I:
> > 1. quit Kmail
> > 2. killall kio_pop3
> > 3. wait for the processes to die (1-2 minutes)
> > 4. restart Kmail
> > If I start and stop Kmail without manually using
> "killall," over time
> > I will end up with a collection of 20, 30, even 40
> > processes, which seem to (I don't know for sure)
> confuse or interfere
> > with Kmail's mail checking.
> > How many processes should there be, and is there any
> reason why
> > perhaps they might be getting confused or hung?
> I think there should be at most 1 kio_pop3 per account.
> > I am using frequent (1 minute, 2 minute) mail checking
> of about 7-8
> > locations. Might this too be an issue?
> Other people who had similar problems had less problems
> after they have
> increased the check interval.
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