[Wolves] KDE 3.2 gone really slooow

Wayne morris wayne at machx.co.uk
Fri Oct 8 20:14:46 BST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jayne Heger" <jayneheger at gmail.com>
To: <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 7:24 PM
Subject: [Wolves] KDE 3.2 gone really slooow

> Hello everyone!
> I got back from work today switched on my PC only to find my machine
> was acting really, really slow, and I mean slow, even trying to bring
> up a console in KDE was taking 2/3 mins and then it would redraw the
> screen.
> So I logged into a terminal, even that took longer than it would
> normally, so then I had to klll X as everything was grinding to a
> halt, it felt like I was on a 486 machine!
> anyway, I did init 3  and everything seemed ok, I found nothing out of
> the ordinary in my log files.
> So now I went back into init 5,  and am using KDE again, it is a
> little faster so I can actually use the PC but it is still not as fast
> as it usually is, and even clicking on the KDE kicker bar takes a long
> time.
> I have looked in Top and found no processes hogging up my machine.
> So I am stumped..
> Has anyone any ideas on what has gone wrong?, I think I have narrowed
> it down to KDE, I don't think its X. (mid you I'll try a different
> windowmanager and see just to make sure)
> Thanks
> Jayne

Disk space?

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