Memory usage in X.org with thin clients
mh at samurajdata.se
Thu Mar 31 09:01:46 PST 2005
tor 2005-03-31 klockan 17.59 skrev Michel Dänzer:
> On Wed, 2005-03-30 at 18:46 +0200, Markus Hakansson wrote:
> > The longer a user-session progresses the more memory is consumed by the
> > X-server until the machine is starved of memory and the kernel kills the
> > X-server (or freezes when overcommit is turned off).
> > It is very obvious when looking at memory-consumption in top that %MEM
> > for the X-server starts at somewhere around 12% and keeps going until it
> > reaches 100% (or thereabout).
> > It mostly happens when a web browser has been running for several hours
> > (or days), and most often when it has been playing flash-files. But I
> > have noticed that for instance Gimp also pushes the memory usage to 100%
> > after it has been used for a while.
> Could it be (at least partly)
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043 ?
Thanks for the answer, but I don't think so. I saw someone else
referenced this bug a couple of weeks ago so I tried without animated
cursors and its the same situation.
Am I correct in assuming that all extra memory X uses after startup
should be accounted for in xrestop?
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