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Re: X11 just froze, and /var/log/syslog (dmesg)'s output seems to mean something

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Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, 18 May 2010 20:08:02 +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote:
>> Camaleón writes:
>>> Just review your "/var/log/Xorg.0.log". If X crashed there must
>>> something there :-?
>> Nothing really interesting there. Just:
>> ==
>> AUDIT: Tue May 18 18:01:04 2010: 3716 X: client 33 rejected from local
>> host (uid 0)
>>   Auth name: MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 ID: -1
>> ==
>> but 18:01:24 seems to be when I asked to restart gdm.
> Nothing more in the rest of the "/var/log/Xorg.x.log" files?
No. Weird.

>> Note that I do not think that X crashed entirely. I just mean that the
>> screen was looking like frozen, but screensaver was still moving...
>> slowly, or sometimes really slowly.
> Next time it happens, go to a tty and type "top" to list the processes in 
> use. Sort the table by CPU cycles and/or memory use. The slowness could 
> be caused by a "rampant" program consuming a lot of resources.
Okay. Thanks!
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