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Re: Why is kded eating so much CPU?

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 10:48:37 -0500, Matt Sicker wrote:
> On Thursday 28 September 2006 09:06 am, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > On Wednesday 27 September 2006 16:43, Matt Sicker wrote:
> > > Hi, I'm using KDE 3.5.4, and I've noticed that kded has been eating
> > > up CPU like there's no tomorrow.  It has used almost 56 hours of
> > > CPU, and that's in comparison to X which has only used like 45
> > > _minutes_ apparently.  Now, I'm not running KNemo or anything I
> > > know of that polls stuff constantly, but kded still goes ahead and
> > > eats 95% of the CPU most of the time.  What's going on?  What can I
> > > do?
> >
> > It is definitely one of the modules, kded does not do much by itself.
> > Maybe you have something like Kat activated, or mediamanager with
> > polling
> I have kerry, but beagle has its own processes that eat up CPU when it's 
> indexing.  I have KLaptop, but that should only be polling the battery 
> every 20 seconds.  I honestly don't know what could be causing it, and 
> I don't know what modules contribute to kded's resource usage.

If all else fails you can run

$dcop kded kded loadedModules

to get a list of all the loaded modules. Then you can unload suspicious
modules with

$dcop kded kded unloadModule name-of-suspicious-module

and check if it makes a difference for the CPU usage.


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