Re: Sluggish computer, KMail hogging the CPU
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On Tuesday, April 03, 2012 04:08:01 PM Renaud (Ron) Olgiati did opine:
> Computer is running slowly, and top shows kmail using between 40% and
> 60% cpu.
> Is that normal ?
> KMAil 1.13.7 KDE 4.6.5 under Mageia 1
If it is regenerating its index files, and your email corpus is several Gb
like mine is, this can take half an hour to complete after a restart. Once
that is done it should revert to more normal usage levels. At 9 days
uptime, kmail's cpu usage is well down in the noise here. BUT! I don't
suck my mail with kmail, all that is farmed out to
fetchmail/procmail/spamassassin & clamav, so all it actually does is pick
it up out of /var/spool/mail/user & sort it to the correct folders, on
queue when the mail comes in. So that part is not accounted for in the
kmail column. In 9+ days, fetchmail has used 10.6 minutes of cpu here,
spamd an hour 10, and clamd just under an hour. Plumb tolerable IMO.
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