[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 396268] Re: Banshee uses too much CPU

Pedro Villavicencio pedro at ubuntu.com
Thu Aug 19 13:55:27 BST 2010

** Changed in: banshee (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Triaged

** Changed in: banshee (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

Banshee uses too much CPU
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Status in Banshee Music Player: Unknown
Status in “banshee” package in Ubuntu: Triaged

Bug description:
Binary package hint: banshee

While playing and minimized to the system tray, Banshee uses 65-70% CPU and also pushes pulseaudio CPU usage up to around 30%. Additionally, when using "next" or "previous" buttons Banshee CPU usage goes up to 150%. Importing approximately 6000 songs took over 20 minutes, although the first 3000 or so only took about 5 minutes.

System: P4 2.8 Ghz with hyperthreading, 2GB RAM

Tested with latest Banshee from Jaunty repos and also the Banshee Team PPA version.

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