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Re: dolphin as the file manager

On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:08:37 +0530
Ritesh Raj Sarraf <rrs@researchut.com> wrote:

>Have people been using dolphin? I have very frequently seen problem when
>trying to copy multi gigabytes of data, the entire desktop to freeze and
>the I/O to stall. First impression one gets is that it could be the
>linux kernel. But honestly, the linux kernel has the best I/O
>performance afaik.
>So I initiated the file copy in dolphin and it *crawled*. The mouse
>stalled and looked like a freeze. Knowing that it was dophin (or
>kio_file, or nepomuk, or whatever), I saKed it. And then initiated a
>simple 'cp'. With that everything worked great with a throughput of 15
>So, does the KDE file manager do a super copy that cripples? Or is it
>Nepomuk causing the trouble (even though it is disabled on my box)?

Yeah, I saw that a few times myself, with Dolphin. Good old 'cp' works fine,
though - and recently I remembered Krusader, my old-time favourite KDE file
manager, and am now using that. Copies without freezes.

Andrej Kacian

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