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Re: XOrg 6.9.0.dfsg.1-5bpo2 eats up all CPU

this may or may not be related:
Since the begining, firefox is a 'memory eater'. I've had it since its first releases, and not always with a enough-ram-memory computer (I started using it with 256). And it's always the same. Everything goes smooth at the beginning, -just if it had some bug on the "garbage collection"-, but with time it ends up putting the computer on its knees.

Since I've got now 1Gb RAM, I don't apreciate this. Maybe it's better with new releases, but I bet not.

Michael Koch wrote:
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 02:17:26PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:

it has happened frequently that Xorg eats up nearly all CPU, and the
system gets considerable slower (but is still very well usable):

top - 14:13:06 up  4:38,  1 user,  load average: 1.00, 1.02, 1.06
Tasks:  99 total,   2 running,  97 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  2.0% us, 98.0% sy,  0.0% ni,  0.0% id,  0.0% wa,  0.0% hi,  0.0% si
Mem:   1035672k total,   951876k used,    83796k free,   120284k buffers
Swap:  1005440k total,      144k used,  1005296k free,   401916k cached

PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 5394 root 25 0 169m 35m 4156 R 99.6 3.5 91:01.25 Xorg
When I use an other application, Xorg's CPU usage sometimes drops a
little, but still nothing is idle.  I think this happens at least since
this version maybe earlier.  I first attributed it to an xvnc session
which was mostly running, but now I found it a couple of times without
any remote desktop application.

The X processes running are Firefox, GNU Emacs, KOrganizer, a couple of
rxvt's, xconsole and sometimes others (e.g. Mathematica, or a home-brewn
Windows application using wine), but I cannot see any connection to
using them.

Has anybody else experienced similar behavior?  What other information
would be useful?  Ah, well, I just attach my xorg.conf in case anybody
can interpret this.

I have seen similar problems on my laptop. I cant prove it but I always
guessed its firefox related. I use Firefox form sarge.


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