Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 468480
sealert hoses CPU on login
Last modified: 2009-06-10 07:10:01 EDT
Every time I log into Gnome, "/usr/bin/python -E /usr/bin/sealert -s" uses all available CPU power for several minutes, making logging in and starting up applications a slow process. I haven't seen any actual alerts coming out of this process for a long time. Can't this process do its work at 4am, or some other non-performance-critical time? Can it do its work incrementally instead of all at once?
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Full redisgn of sealert should fix this.