[PLUG] Time to downgrade?

म.हा.सा.ग.र o.s.h.o at guruvision.com
Wed Jan 7 04:44:01 PST 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:07 PM, Shridhar Daithankar
<ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 January 2009 13:15:10 म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
>> > I have some large folders and past 6 years of history. kmail in kde 4.1.3
>> > works just fine. No problem there.(But I have a laptop with 2GB RAM but
>> > 512MB should be sufficient any day).
>>
>> maybe memory then, because my folders are also 5 -6 years of messages in
>> them.. --
>
> Check the memory usage of the kmail process while it is consuming lots of CPU.
> It could be something else. What is the CPU state of the process? It could be
> iowait i.e. waiting for pages etc.

How do i find out the state of CPU?

Swap memory is not getting utilized much, nor is the memory usage by kmail.

CPU is getting hogged to near 100% by kmail which looks like a trouble
sign for me.

> Also check the memory status. Does the harddisk start thrashing when kmail is
> slow. Are you running low on swap as well?

No harddisk thrashing... whatsoever...


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