Since this morning, me and my users have been seeing pauses in our KDE
sessions on F22.
Symptoms are that typing in a terminal stops for a second or two every
few minutes (at irregular intervals). Sometimes the pause is longer than
other times. You can still move the windows around.
Active pings to other hosts also pause but eventually write the expected
output as if nothing had happened - normal ping times, no lost pings.
I've done a lot of tests and think I've eliminated network hangups to
the nis server and home disk hang ups (home disk are local but looked up
Everything works as normal in an XFCE session, its KDE thats affected.
It seems that konsole and emacs i/o thats paused. Probably other
termianls/editors would pause too but I haven't tried them. BBC news
channel also goes buffering for a moment, but with the spinning symbol.
There were no obvious KDE updates last night, just a handful of other
Anyone else seeing this kind of behaviour?
Today's issue was that a couple of people reported the plasma panel had
locked up overnight. The clock was stuck at a bit after 9:00pm for one
person and a bit after 11:00pm for someone else.
I tried stracing plasmashell but there was no strace output, and strace
was locked up. I couldn't ^C out of it but a kill without -9 was able to
Restarting plasmashell fixed the panel problem.
Anyone else seen this sort of behaviour?