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Re: [kde] baloo_file, baloo_file_extractor in disk sleep




On Thursday 24 April 2014 15:39:31 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> Hi Wolfgang,
> 
> On Thursday, 2014-04-24, 15:31:46, Wolfgang Mader wrote:
> > Dear list,
> > 
> > this post might be related to the recent thread
> > "[kde] What is baloo_file_extractor and why is it humping my hard drive?"
> > but I do not want to high check.
> 
> hijack :)

thx. :)
> 
> > Whenever baloo is at work on my system, I see baloo_file and
> > baloo_file_extractor in disk sleep state. This always leads to KDE GUI
> > freeze. This was obvious worst when baloo was initially shuffling through
> > all my files, but even now when baloo only needs to update newly changes
> > files (I guess), the GUI hangs and the processes hit disk sleep. My disk
> > is
> > a traditional spinning rust one, no ssd, but the machine is fairly well
> > powered.
> 
> Can you be a bit more detailed on "the GUI hangs"?
> The GUI of what?

Complete interface, meaning:
- All running apps, e.g. I can no longer changes tabs in rekonq, switch to a 
different mail in kmail, switch from kmail to akregator in kontakt

- KWin effects, e.g. cube animation for desktop switch hangs in the middle of 
the effect

- Text input into e.g. kwrite. Since I am mostly using kde software, I am not 
sure if gtk is affected also, but I would guess so, since in my view the busy 
disk is the cause of all evil. :)

The mouse pointer is movable all the time, but the system does not respond to 
clicks.

If you need anything more, please let me know.

> 
> Cheers,
> Kevin


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