Re: [Evolution] Message composition freezes regulary


ust an idea : do you have a directory server configured ?

I just found out that my evo 1.5 can't be told to timeout after 10
seconds on LDAP requests. The LDAP server here being Window$, it crash
often enough for me to have such timeouts (well, not exactly every
minute, but not much better :-)


On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 08:30, J Black wrote:

I'm using Evolution 1.4.4 on Mandrake 9.2.  I've had a problem with
Evolution ever since installing these versions of Mandrake and

Whenever I'm editing a message and typing away, the compose window
freezes for about 5 seconds every 60 seconds.  The cursor stops
blinking, and whatever I type doesn't appear until the 5 seconds is up. 
(It's done it twice just typing these sentences!)  Even typing a single
character into the message window is enough to trigger this behavior.

I don't notice this in other apps like Mozilla or OpenOffice, and I
didn't have this problem in Mandrake 9.1 (don't know which version of

I've tried disabling message retrieval and spell check, but that doesn't

Any ideas on what might be the problem?
What does Evolution do every minute that might be causing the problem?

Thanks in advance,

- J Black

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Charles Bueche <charles bueche ch>
sand, snow, wave, wind and net -surfer

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