[PLUG] Time to downgrade?

म.हा.सा.ग.र o.s.h.o at guruvision.com
Wed Jan 7 04:45:51 PST 2009


On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Arun Khan <knura at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 Jan 2009, म.हा.सा.ग.र wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> 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...
>
> What does top say?  In my case, spamassasin (invoked by KMail) turned
> out to be the CPU hog.  I put a nice value on the SPAM filter which
> reduced the "hogging" a bit.


By design i am open to spamming :-)  so no assasin of any spam...

Top is saying nearly 100% cpu usage by kmail...

> What is the clock speed of your CPU? I would also suggest adding more
> RAM, rather than buying new hardware.

Turion MK-36 meaning i believe 2 GHz cf.


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