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Month: February 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] tdepowersave - continually grinding away 3.6%-6% of CPU -- confirm?

From: "Darrell Anderson" <darrella@...>
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2014 13:13:39 -0600
>You are correct that the CPU use is in the 3-5% range, that in 
>itself isn't the
>problem. The problem is that it is ALWAYS 3-5% and ALWAYS at the 
>top of the
>list. That signifies a runaway process in tdepowersave that is not 
>nicely. tdepowersave should only require 3-5% of the cpu when it 
>does something,
>not continually. tdepowersave should only be monitoring input and 
>timers, screensavers, suspend, etc.... Those are all negligible 
>and darn sure
>less that was X is doing. So there is a live Gremlin in 
>tdepowersave somewhere....

Yes, I understood that ALWAYS 3% is an unhealthy indication. That 
was what I was implying when I shared that kmix and knotification-
daemon were always at about 2%.

I don't know whether Slavek's patch will remedy the ALWAYS problem, 
but we should look at all three apps for why they are consistently 
at the top of top.