Bug 281001 - thunderbird is the process that wakes the cpu up most often on my system
Summary: thunderbird is the process that wakes the cpu up most often on my system
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: wakeup
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-06 17:33 UTC by Thorsten Leemhuis
Modified: 2009-07-14 16:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:57:04 UTC
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Description Thorsten Leemhuis 2007-09-06 17:33:58 UTC
Description of problem:
I'm here to do nottings "reducing power usage of Fedora - how you can help!"
effort ( http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.testers/50480 )

Result on a Santa-Rosa Notebook (x86_64, rawhide)

> [...]
>Top causes for wakeups:
>  21.9% ( 13.1)   thunderbird-bin : futex_wait (hrtimer_wakeup) 
>  14.7% (  8.8)                 X : do_setitimer (it_real_fn) 
>  11.6% (  6.9)    gnome-terminal : schedule_timeout (process_timeout) 
>   7.3% (  4.4)          stardict : schedule_timeout (process_timeout) 
> [...]

From #fedora-devel:

knurd>   | ping notting -- from powertop "18,4% ( 11,1)   thunderbird-bin :
futex_wait (hrtimer_wakeup)"; is that worth filing a bug or is that more a
"stupid user should not have three imap accounts"?

notting> | knurd: it's probably worth filing a bug

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Additional informations:
I have three imap accounts configured in thunderbird; two for my local network
(dovecot on a F7 server) and on from work (cyrus iirc); all three connect via
ssl; mail-notification connects to those servers as well, but wakes only seldom:
 3.7% (  2.2)   mail-notificati : schedule_timeout (process_timeout)

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 03:12:01 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 22:49:22 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 16:57:04 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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