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Re: [opensuse] Text input in KMail Slow's to snails pace.
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 17:51:14 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612041751.14163.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 04 December 2006 17:17, Keith Matthews wrote:
> Hi All,
> Before I put a bug report in,
> Has anyone experience, intermittently, a rediculously slow text input in
> Kmail
> Work fine for about half a page of text input, then slows to about 1 char
> every 2 seconds, gradually catching up as the buffer fills. Sometimes it
> recovers. Its not the machine (Aww geez its just started doing now 8-(),
> cos' its a 2Ghz DC.
> Saving in drafts and then pulling the message back out to edit seems to
> reset the fault for a few more lines then it starts to do it again.
> This is on OpenSuse 10.1 on an IBM z61p Laptop.
> Thanks for any input on this...... (Get it 8-)

I have experienced this repeatedly for the last couple of years. Finally got
used to it.

I believe it may be due to Kmail going off to poll it's mail pickup points and
blocking the keyboard input while it is busy elsewhere.
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