Created attachment 1320297 [details]
gnome-software gapplication-service threads with 9.6G allocated memory
Description of problem:
After running dnf uninstall, my system suddenly became very slow and after a few seconds completely frozen. After a few minutes, I managed to switch to tty3, log in, run htop and see what caused the issue. See the attached screenshot.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run dnf install/uninstall/upgrade/etc.
This happened to me twice. First time it was during dnf install and resulted in broken rpm db that could not be fixed without an OS reinstall. Second time was now, after dnf uninstall. Fortunately, this time it happened after the dnf operation was done. Unfortunately, I was not able to get any relevant logs.
It happened to me again, few seconds after uninstalling an application (HandBrake) using GNOME Software. Fortunately, rpm db survived. What is weird is that "gjs" started crashing after this happened and keeps crashing after a reboot, when I try to type something in the GNOME Activities Overview. I had the exact same issue with gjs last month, but some update fixed it, now it's happening again.
Created attachment 1340004 [details]
journalctl --user --since=today | grep gnome-software
It happened to me too. gnome-software-service was consuming 57GB and rapidly acquiring more (about 0.5GB/s) until an OOM crash. I didn't do any dnf operations in the last 12 hours. See logs attached above.
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