[arch-general] knotify4 is eating 90%+ of the CPU in gnome - can it be reniced or something?

Isaac Dupree ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Thu Mar 3 01:11:52 EST 2011

On 03/02/11 17:37, David C. Rankin wrote:
> Guys,
> Running Gnome, knotify 4 is killing my system. From top, it is taking
> over 90% of the cpu:
> 13123 david 20 0 155m 40m 17m S 91 1.3 60:06.32 knotify4
> Can this 'feature' be turned off when I'm in a desktop other than kde4?

I don't think you want the "feature" of 90% CPU usage when you're 
running KDE either.  It sounds like a bug.  Try Googling.  Just googling 
knotify4 gave me two Arch Linux posts and an upstream KDE bug that 
collectively offered at least three workarounds to suit your fancy.

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