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

On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 03:07:55PM +0200, koba@cioccolatai.it wrote:
> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 12:23:22PM -0500, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> > * 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):
> > [...]
> > > 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 think firefox is the real problem here. I've seen this bug also a
> > few times (but it's not really reproducible), but only on one machine
> > (which runs xorg and firefox from bpo). A lot other machines (neither
> > sarge with backports, nor testing, nor unstable) never had this
> > problem.
> I had similar troubles with the _previous_ bpo version, also only having
> only gdm running with no-one logged (it was very notable accessing the
> system from remote via ssh, eg accessing the "idle" office workstation
> from home & so on) the system was quite unusable. 
> Unfortunately, i had'nt investigated more (no time :(
> After the last update, nema problema:
                         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^   :)
> ii  xserver-xorg   6.9.0.dfsg.1-5 the X.Org X server

Same here.
Firefox was so slow that I used elinks mostly. After upgrade firefox is
again usable (to view flash and sites with a lot of images, mainly).

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