Xorg CPU spikes with xinerama
phil at ipom.com
Tue Aug 28 01:32:35 PDT 2007
Phil Dibowitz wrote:
> I'm running Xorg with Xinerama across 3 monitors. And quite regularly, Xorg
> will spike to 50-100% CPU usage for 1-3 minutes. Even when it's not doing
> this, I find that Xorg rarely falls below 33% CPU even if I'm doing nothing.
> I suspect it may be that I'm using the nvidia driver for two of my monitors
> and the nv driver for the other (I have a shiny new nvidia dual-head card and
> an holder nvidia single-head card).
> I've taken an strace during one of these episodes, and it's at
Following up - does anyone have any ideas on this?
I also, filed a bug:
<SNIP> (see all the hardware details at the bug, in an attempt to not spam
everyone with such a long email, twice).
Phil Dibowitz phil at ipom.com
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