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

kienan vella 396268 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sat Oct 2 16:09:39 BST 2010

ubuntu 10.04 - banshee 1.6.0

9500+ items in my library. 
cpu usage before disabling BPM detection - >60% ram - 400mb+
cpu usage after disabling BPM detection - ~15% ram - 60mb

definitely an issue.

by disabling media player support (all of them - ipod, mass storage, MTP, iriver) i also managed to drop the cpu usage to ~6% and ram usage at about 45mb
i have a feeling that the mass storage plugin made the most difference out of the four.

Banshee uses too much CPU
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Status in Banshee Music Player: New
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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