[PLUG] Time to downgrade?

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 7 01:47:05 PST 2009


On Wednesday 07 Jan 2009, म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
> Hello,
>
> i have been running kmail on MDV2009 for sometime now, and with
> Turion64 Processor & 512 M Ram.
>
> Since i started facing a problem of kmail taking lot of time to
> refresh between mails, I started system monitor.
>
> It seem the CPU is at 97%+ load at times when I am using switching
> between large messages...

What does top say?  In my case, spamassasin (invoked by KMail) turned 
out to be the CPU hog.  I put a nice value on the SPAM filter which 
reduced the "hogging" a bit.  

What is the clock speed of your CPU? I would also suggest adding more 
RAM, rather than buying new hardware.

-- Arun Khan




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