[Bug 747719] Re: kded4 eats memory like mad

Gunter Ohrner 747719 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sun Apr 10 18:40:52 UTC 2011

Unfortunately, this bug has not been fixed by the latest KDE uploads

I know the virtual memory size is not really significant per se, but
look at it in relation to the swap usage... At the time this snapshot
was copied from "top", kmail and kopete were the only running "real" KDE
applications, in addition to several desktop plasmoids. (Analog clock,
xeyes, comic viewer, music title viewer, notes, char selector and

KDE 4.4 in Karmic used *much* less memory, it was much less swapping -
with such few applications like kmail and kopete it was hardly swapping
at all...

Mem:   2047252k total,  1539664k used,   507588k free,    29480k buffers
Swap:  1992024k total,  1382948k used,   609076k free,   769552k cached

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND                                           
 2675 gunter    20   0 1311m 217m  10m S    0 10.9   1:14.81 kded4                                             
18065 gunter    20   0  861m 112m  32m S    0  5.6   0:35.20 kmail                                             
 3036 gunter    20   0  761m  38m 7480 S    0  1.9   0:02.17 knotify4                                          
 3037 gunter    20   0 1133m  37m  13m S    3  1.9  12:07.61 plasma-desktop                                    
18069 gunter    20   0  322m  29m 6628 S    0  1.5   0:00.66 kio_imap4                                         
 3217 gunter    20   0  720m  24m  13m S    0  1.2   0:27.00 kopete                                            
 3141 gunter    20   0  844m  24m  10m S    0  1.2   0:14.05 krunner

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