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



On Mon, 08 May 2006 14:17:26 +0200, Frank wrote in message 
<86u080d82x.fsf@alhambra.kuesterei.ch>:

>  Hi,
> 
>  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.

..I run xorg 7.0.17 and kde 3.5.2-2 at 2056x1536x24bpp@59 on an ati 9250
clone at 1x agp on a 7 yr old amd k6-2 450MHz and usually run konqueror
and konsole with a dozen or so sessions on each, and sees similar loads.

..I have DRI working on my old box and suspect you don't.

>  Has anybody else experienced similar behavior?  What other
>  information would be useful? 

..root's output of ' lspci -vvv ;dmesg ;cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log'.

 Ah, well, I just attach my xorg.conf in
>  case anybody can interpret this.

..it says what you want X.org to do, the logs tells us if it works.

-- 
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...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
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  best case, worst case, and just in case.



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