Wed Mar 16, 2022 10:06 am
I have Fedora 35 with the latest updates of KDE. I have 10s of TBs of storage attached to my system, both by internal and external HDDs. So Baloo indexing service would end up taking above 30 GB of RAM. I have tried to disable Baloo but I think I didn't do it probably. My system crashes about twice or thrice every week. Everything stops working. Only a reboot solves it.
The journalctl messages shows a Baloo error, and it just continues forever.
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Mon May 30, 2022 2:51 pm
FWIW, pasting text files as actual text would have been easier than screenshots...
Anyway, try to run this:
This should stop and disable Baloo on the next reboot (you need to reboot for the disable to take effect).
If you want to erase the index, run
You can find all necessary information on how to debug Baloo in our wiki: https://community.kde.org/Baloo/Debugging
Running Kubuntu 22.10 with Plasma 5.26.3, Frameworks 5.100.0, Qt 5.15.6, kernel 5.19.0-23 on Ryzen 5 4600H, AMD Renoir, X11
FWIW: it's always useful to state the exact Plasma version (+ distribution) when asking questions, makes it easier to help ...
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