11.10 virtuoso-t problem

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 19:24:17 UTC 2011

On 24/11/11 18:56, theuteck at gmail.com wrote:
> I removed the virtoso and nepomuk stuff since it was doing that to me as well.
> I don't want or need the service it offers and by slowing my system down it
> just annoyed me, otherwise I would not have bothered with the hassle of
> removing it.
> Now I get some errors when I start up or resume about nepomuk indexing, but I
> can ignore the them.  My systems runs just fine without it.
> On Thursday, November 24, 2011 03:10:56 PM O. Sinclair wrote:
>> On 24/11/11 14:17, Mark Greenwood wrote:
>>> On 24 Nov 2011, at 12:02, O. Sinclair wrote:
>>>> Right,
>>>> some time after a boot/login and ALWAYS when I start using
>>>> Kontact/KDEPIM 4.7 the "virtuoso-t" process start eating CPU. It
>>>> hovers between 40% and 50% basically, my CPU temp shoots up and fans
>>>> start working like mad.
>>>> This is strigi/nepomuk related as it does not happen if I switch off
>>>> desktop search and semantic desktop.>
>>> Have you tried just leaving it for quite some time to see if it stops?
>>> If you have lots of emails it might just be doing an initial scan or
>>> indexing or something. Heaven only knows what… virtuoso-t is the
>>> database backend I think.>
>>>> anyone else seeing this, anyone knows how to cure it?
>>> Not seeing it with KMail, but I was seeing it in various other
>>> situations (like when I plug in a removable hard drive, which it's
>>> supposed to ignore but doesn't).
>>> There is a setting somewhere to increase the memory available to it.
>>> This helped a little, but not very much. Akonadi is what drove me away
>>> from KDE in the end. It's a great concept but doesn't appear to have
>>> been properly thought through.
>>> My way to cure it? I bought a Mac. Never looked back. Still use KDE for
>>> some things, but I won't go back to it for day-to-day use.
>> I have left in on over night... and it is now on day 3 or so of useage
>> since upgrade.
>> I have put up memory for nepomuk/strigi to no avail whatsoever.
>> And your solution is not on my agenda :-)
Unfortunately disabling Nepomuk means Address Book in Kontacts basically 
stops working. What I mean is that if I compose a new mail I can see 
"recent addresses" unless Nepomuk is active.

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