evolution slow on 7.0
vova at fbsd.ru
Sat Nov 17 05:45:11 PST 2007
On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 16:38 -0600, Matt wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007 4:45 PM, James <jamesh at lanl.gov> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > first, I know the subject line is a goldmine for jokes, but I couldn't
> > think of a better way to phrase it.
> > Ever since I moved to FreeBSD 7.0, the evolution mail client has become
> > ridiculously slow for me. It takes two or three minutes to start up,
> > right clicking on a folder takes several minutes to display a context
> > menu etc
Same here on sched_4bsd.
Also I can say, that problem appears earlier than last release of gnome.
And it becomes worse with last update.
(same bits: startup, right-click on attachment, move message to folder,
change sort order /that only on last evolution/).
> > My install process was as follows:
> > 1. backup my home directory from a FreeBSD 6.2 install
> > 2. Format the hard drive
> > 3. Install 7.0 beta 1.5
> > 4. csup sources and install beta 2.0
> > 5. pkg_add xorg, gnome etc -- evolution was slow as a dog from this
> > 6. portsnap fetch extract
> > 7. follow the instructions in UPDATING for updating gnome
> > I tried cd /usr/ports/mail/evolution && make deinstall && make
> > reinstall, to see if something had simply gone wrong during the build,
> > but nothing changed.
> > Any ideas?
> > James
> I've also experienced this since moving to 7-CURRENT (and tracking
> through to the current 7.0-BETA2) and have been unable to figure out
> why. Startup takes between 30 and 40 seconds, during with the
> "evolution" process consumes 100% of one of the cores of the dual-core
> processor. After startup, various actions (including right-clicking
> on attachments) take approximately 10 seconds to complete the first
> time the action is done, this time with the "evolution-data-server"
> process consuming 100% of one core. Running ktrace against the
> evolution process during startup shows large amounts of apparently
> random information, but I don't have a pre-7 system to compare it to.
> I use SCHED_ULE and have had no other noticeable system slowdowns.
> All ports have been built from source with no extra settings in
> $ cat /var/db/ports/evolution/options
> # This file is auto-generated by 'make config'.
> # No user-servicable parts inside!
> # Options for evolution-2.12.1_3
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Vladimir B. Grebenschikov
vova at fbsd.ru
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