f15: knotify4 > 25gig mem
cpuobsessed at gmail.com
Sun May 1 08:09:01 UTC 2011
> On F15 updated, a 16gig system was stopped by knotify4 taking an
> enormous amount of memory:
> Mem: 16468528k total, 16312476k used, 156052k free, 8976k buffers
> Swap: 38817044k total, 14522228k used, 24294816k free, 70740k cached
> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
> 16658 root 20 0 30.1g 13g 4184 D 7.3 84.6 218:10.48 knotify4
> googling shows knotify4 is a kde daemon that manages/checks for sound.
> Is there some config in fedora that controls knotify4?
> knotify4 was in F14, where I didn't see any problem. Is this a fedora
> issue or kde?
if you kill the service and start it again, does it again start to use the
80% of memory?
> And is it really only used by kde? I ask because logging out doesn't
> kill the daemon; you must restart.
Similar issue here, it seems looking at top that it was eating about 29% of
all i was doing was installing wine
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