LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-07-2004, 07:47 AM   #1
PaleViper
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: UK
Distribution: Suse 10.0
Posts: 39

Rep: Reputation: 15
System running very slow following upgrade to Suse 9.1 and KDE 3.2


I have recently upgraded to Suse 9.1 and KDE 3.2 and since doing so my system runs very slowly

Starting KDE takes in excess of 5 minutes from log on. It seems to stop for a long time on about 71% on the spalsh screen when it reads 'loading panel' KDE then appears but there is no kicker or other panel for about 2 minutes it then proceeds to slowly load various programs.

Once it is working starting a program takes a very long time, for example the Control Panel or Konqueror. Also anything that requires root access seems to take a long time.

Running as root does not speed the system up at all.

Can anyone suggest what the problem is
 
Old 06-07-2004, 08:55 AM   #2
akudewan
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: India
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 364

Rep: Reputation: 30
Well I had a similar problem. I have used 3 linux distros till now, and in all 3 the problem has happened when my "hostname" wasn't configured properly.

When I used to run "gnome-system-monitor", I found that the processor activity remains zero for a very long time after I execute a program. Then it jumped to 100% and the program would load. Is something similar happening in your case?

And the problem didnt happen in runlevel 3, it happened only when I started the X server.

So check it out, try setting your "hostname" properly in the internet connection settings.

I hope it helps
 
Old 06-07-2004, 09:09 AM   #3
PaleViper
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: UK
Distribution: Suse 10.0
Posts: 39

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks I will try that this evening I am at work at the moment

By hostname do you mean the name my computer gave itself ? It seems to call itself after the adsl router it uses to connect to the internet?
 
Old 06-07-2004, 03:29 PM   #4
PaleViper
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: UK
Distribution: Suse 10.0
Posts: 39

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Cool

Many thanks that seems to have sorted it out. KDE now loads quickly and programs launch without giving me time to make a cup of tea


Fletch
 
Old 04-07-2005, 05:15 PM   #5
Cypher04
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Florida, USA
Distribution: Suse 10
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
what did you do to remedy this issue? I'm having the same problem except with Suse 9.2. Kicker seems to take all my cpu power. I never had this issue when I had 9.1 loaded.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
System running slow...! padixer SUSE / openSUSE 11 11-13-2004 10:39 AM
AIX System running slow Greenman AIX 7 04-22-2004 05:37 AM
KDE running slow snatale1 Linux - Newbie 5 08-18-2003 05:46 PM
system running slow breakerfall Linux - Newbie 3 06-22-2003 04:46 PM
System is paging and running slow schurma Linux - General 4 04-16-2001 01:20 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration