MDS being too active

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Phatpat, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. Phatpat macrumors 6502a


    Jun 15, 2003
    Cambridge, MA
    Recently the MDS Spotlight Indexing process has been going go 95% CPU utilization a few times a day on my iMac G5. This is the first gen model, and it gets to full CPU utilization, the fans speed up. This is annoying.

    I don't wan to turn spotlight off, I just want MDS to be a little less aggressive.
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Maybe try dragging to the Desktop and rebooting. :)

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