What is the 'thumbnailer'? Is there something I can do about this? It's
happening quite often now.

Dougie

On Mon, 1 Jul 2019 at 09:35, Jens Georg <m...@jensge.org> wrote:

> That's an indication that the thumbnailer is running in the background.
>
> On Mo, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:23 PM, Dougie Nisbet <dou...@katsura.uk> wrote:
>
> On 17/06/2019 01:11, Cliff Pratt wrote:
>
> Don't background it. If you still want to see the log, tail it in a
> different term. Look in /var/log (possibly syslog) for any error messages.
> See if there is still a process for Shotwell running after a freeze. Pure
> guess, if you haven't got enough memory it may be the OOM killer in action.
>
> I suspect it *is* busy. It's happened again. shotwell running in
> foreground. No diagnostics in logs file, terminal, or syslog.
>
> According to System Monitor it definitely looks to be doing a lot. Memory:
> 1.8GB (16GB PC) 100%CPU. I'd selected about a dozen images to tag (Ctrl-T),
> and it was looking promising, and now just hanging. But I'm pretty sure it
> isn't.
>
> From the terminal window:
>
> L 1440 2019-06-17 22:02:16 [DBG] VideoSupport.vala:93: Skipping Club
> handicap - Apr 2012 - Multi-Terrain - club handicap (+) -- Wed 18 Apr 2012
> 19-43-06 BST.jpg15941, unsupported mime type application/octet-stream
> L 1440 2019-06-17 22:11:37 [DBG] VideoSupport.vala:93: Skipping
> FRA-Category-BM - Fell Race - Guisborough Woods - Guisborough Woods - 2011
> -- Tue 27 Dec 2011 14-19-40 GMT.jpg15941, unsupported mime type
> application/octet-stream
>
> 10 minutes apart. And unrelated to anything I was doing in the program.
>
> I'll leave it overnight and see what happens.
>
> Dougie
>
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