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Re: KMail: heavy disk reading for a long time.

On Tuesday July 6 2010, Michael Schuerig <michael@schuerig.de> wrote:
> I'm looking astonished at iotop right now. KMail (1.13.3, KDE 4.4.4)
> reads from the disk on the order of 8 to 12 MByte/s. There is nothing
> obvious it ought to do. Nothing at all related to any user action. I've
> even set it to "Work Offline".
> Looking at things with strace, apparently KMail is very busily reading
> my mail folders (MBOX and cached IMAP). After about 90 minutes of
> frantic activity, it has stopped. Not finally, unfortunately. The
> activity commences when I restart KMail.
> Can anyone give me a hint what is happening? Is this supposed to enhance
> my user experience in some way?

If you have saved searches this can be one reason. Delete the search folders 
and try again.

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