[PLUG] Time to downgrade?

म.हा.सा.ग.र o.s.h.o at guruvision.com
Tue Jan 6 23:45:10 PST 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Shridhar Daithankar
<ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 January 2009 11:25:34 म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
>> i have been running kmail on MDV2009 for sometime now, and with
>> Turion64 Processor & 512 M Ram.
>>
>> Since i started facing a problem of kmail taking lot of time to
>> refresh between mails, I started system monitor.
>>
>> It seem the CPU is at 97%+ load at times when I am using switching
>> between large messages...
>>
>> During those times memory also touches near highest peak sometimes...
>
> If you are using mbox message format, try switching to maildir. With mbox, the
> program has to go thr. lot of irrelevant things, just to find correct message
> boundary.

using maildir format.. already...

> 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..


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