Ktorrent is eating all my cpu
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 14:29:28 UTC 2008
Well, not quite, but I was alerted to this when my fan started whining
and the cpu temperature rose about 5 degrees above normal. A look at
'top' confirmed that Ktorrent (downloading a single torrent) was using
about 80% of my cpu. The X server was using most of the rest.
This is F9 with KDE 4.1.1.
I updated to KDE 4.1.2 (using "yum groupupdate KDE" from
updates-testing) but it made no difference (actually, the whole machine
started crawling until I disabled Desktop Effects, which hadn't seemed
to matter before, but even after doing that Ktorrent was just as bad).
Is this a known bug with Ktorrent? I've been using it happily for a
couple of years and haven't had this happen before, but now it means I
can't use it without risking damage to my motherboard, which makes me
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