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Offline finotti

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plasmashell memorey leak?
« on: 2018/04/01, 02:26:14 »
I' noticed that the plasmashell process steadily keeps increasing in memory usage in my laptop.  Loggin in/out, frees the memory, and then it starts back.

Has anyone seen this?  I tried removing widgets and using a static wallpaper, but still happens.  If we don't shutdown, after a couple of days it is unusable.  (Easily fixed, though.)

Here is some info on the system:
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System:    Host: e7440 Kernel: 4.15.13-towo.1-siduction-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0
           Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.12.3 (Qt 5.9.2)
           Distro: siduction 15.1.0 Paint It Black - kde - (201601162135)
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Dell product: Latitude E7440 v: 00 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Dell model: 07F3F4 v: A00 serial: N/A BIOS: Dell v: A17 date: 12/01/2015
Battery    BAT0: charge: 47.7 Wh 174.0% condition: 27.4/47.7 Wh (57%)
           model: SMP DELL 909H538 status: Full
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i7-4600U (-MT-MCP-) arch: Haswell rev.1 cache: 4096 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10774
           clock speeds: max: 3300 MHz 1: 2700 MHz 2: 2696 MHz 3: 2881 MHz 4: 2697 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 ) driver: intel Resolution: 1920x1080@60.02hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Mobile
           version: 4.5 Mesa 17.3.7 Direct Render: Yes
Network:   Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: f080 bus-ID: 00:19.0
           IF: eno1 state: down mac: 34:e6:d7:19:d5:4d
           Card-2: Intel Wireless 7260 driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: 48:51:b7:67:5b:a1
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 256.1GB (75.4% used)
           ID-1: model: SAMSUNG_SSD_PM85
Info:      Processes: 271 Uptime: 1 day Memory: 6036.2/7888.0MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.4.181) inxi: 2.3.56

For instance, now, after a few hours (5 or 6) htop shows plasmashell using 13.4% of the memory (8GB).  (Again, this number will continue to increase until we logout.)

BTW, I also see this in my desktop running aptosid.  (Also Intel video.)

Offline sunrat

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Re: plasmashell memorey leak?
« Reply #1 on: 2018/04/01, 02:47:07 »
Not seeing it here. plasmashell using 4.1% of 4GB memory after 2days 10 hours uptime.

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Re: plasmashell memorey leak?
« Reply #2 on: 2018/04/01, 11:48:37 »
4.6% of 4GB on a laptop with Intel graphics, 30 minutes uptime.  1.6% of 32GB on a desktop with Nvidia graphics, 3 days uptime.
Asus ROG STRIX X299-E, Core i7-7740X, Nvidia GTX-1060, dual monitors, SSD 860 EVO, 2@WD1003FZEX in BTRFS