Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 182368
iiimd grabs swap space suddenly when Firefox is being used
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:24 EST
Description of problem:
I have IIIMF enabled for Japanese input, and am using Firefox 1.0.7
as a browser. Typically the IM is not active - I only turn it on
when entering Japanese text. It sits on the bar as [Ja]. I only have to
click on a few links in WWW pages in Firefox and suddenly the disk becomes
very active and "top" shows that iiimd is rapidly growing. If I let it go
it uses my whole 1Gb swap partition (currently I have a ulimit on the
init.d script to kill iiimd at 256Mb).
Note that it does *not* occur when entering Japanese or other text
in Firefox, and it does not happen when using Japanese-capable
apps such as gnome-terminal, mlterm, ebview, etc.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
iiimf - don't know - whatever came on the fc4 CDs.
Happens every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.make sure iiimd is running (I have it on my task bar - Gimlet)
2.click a few links in Firefox
Correct behaviour of iiimd
Since posting that bug, I ran up2date over my system (something I
should have done before posting). I see it brought in a number of
Since then the runaway swapspace problem with iiimd has not
To clarify, does it mean you have never seen this problem after updating the
package to the latest one?
Correct. I can no longer reproduce the problem. I suggest it be dropped,
as it has probably been fixed already. Sorry.
ok, so please reopen this if you see it again. closing now.