Re: X eating all my memory!!
On Sun, 2 May 1999, Brian Servis wrote:
> This is crazy! Why is X taking so much memory? This is the result of
> ps axmw trimmed to show only X and netscape(4.5glibc2). The machine has
> only been up just under 2 days.
Remember that applications can allocate server-side resources, such as
pixmaps. Pixmaps are pretty big. So if an app is buggy and doesn't
deallocate these things the X process can get largish.
Not to say the X server isn't at fault, but it's more likely to be a buggy