gradual/exponential increase in memory use of indicator-bluetooth

Asked by Alper on 2015-06-16

indicator-bluetooth starts automatically after boot, and its memory use increases continuously, gradually and exponentially, to the point that it reaches the system limit. Then it causes overheating and crashes the system requiring a reboot only possible by on/off switch of the computer. When I kill the process from system monitor to avoid this happening, it starts from zero again (automatically) and restart the gradual increase of memory use. Obviously there's feedback loop, but I couldn't figure out or find the reason or how to solve. I can not remove indicator-bluetooth due to package dependencies.

This started happening after I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04.

My computer is Toshiba Portege Z930 with 8 GB memory (which becomes used up in 30 minutes or so), Intel® Core™ i7-3687U CPU and Intel® Ivybridge Mobile graphics card.

Would be grateful if somebody can help, or debug if it's a bug.

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I suggest you report a bug

Alper (alper-akyuz) said : #2

Thanks, doing as you've suggested, I couldn't be sure if it's a bug or not.

Alper (alper-akyuz) said : #3

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

Alper (alper-akyuz) said : #4

A solution to prevent indicator-bluetooth to startup has been to comment out the line "start on indicator-services-start" in /usr/share/upstart/sessions/indicator-bluetooth.conf file, but the bug is still there of course.