X server memory footprint growing continuously and monotonically over time

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 10:45:15 PST 2007

I have compareable problems with the intel driver using the Xorg
release deployed with Fedora7, using XAA with the intel-driver-2.1.

Sometimes X eats up memory (I had even ~500mb after 2 weeks), although
xrestop says only  20mb are used for pixmaps.
However in my case the memory useage does not seem to be steadily
rising, but rather triggered by some events which I was not able to
find out till now.

lg Clemens

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