Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 53281
insane cpu utilization from KDE 2.2
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
Description of Problem:
system experiences extreme slow down/hard drive grinding. on an amd700,
the system sees ~30% cpu utilization every 4 seconds. the cause is kdeinit
respawmning "kbuildsycoca --incremental" continuously. i can't figure out
why kde is doing this, though i feel it might have something to do with
"fam", though it does appear to build the system configuration cache properly.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
appears to affect every machine on which kdelibs 2.2 running redhat 7.1 has
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run redhat 7.1
2. install kde 2.2 rpms from one of the mirrors
3. run kde 2.2
fam bug. Get the current fam packages from rawhide.