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Re: Plasmashell is eating too much CPU sometimes

On Mon 21 Mar 2016 05:02:08 PM Michael Schuerig wrote:
> On Thursday 03 March 2016 11:32:56 C. Mourad Jaber wrote:
> > I'm currently experimenting an issue with plasmashell
> > (plasma-framework:5.16.0-1).
> > 
> > For an unknown reason plasmashell process start to eat 1 CPU at 100%
> > and it stay stuck to  consume all that power...
> I've seen this, too. A reliable way to cause it on my system is to start
> VLC on the command line with a non-existing file. This provokes VLC
> display a CPU-burning loop of error messages. The only way I've found to
> stop this is to kill the VLC process.
> Plasmashell is not involved in this in any obvious way, but some time
> afterward plasmashell itself goes to 100% CPU, too, and needs to be
> forcibly restarted.
> Michael
> [*] https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/6339

I get a similar issue on my desktop. I don't know what causes it at all, I 
don't use vlc, I don't have a ton of notifications or any applets, and 
restarting plasma doesn't always fix it. It sometimes causes X to get really 

Thomas Fjellstrom

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