Xorg CPU hog
nhaehnle at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 10:17:38 PDT 2009
Am Friday 11 September 2009 05:03:23 schrieb Ralf M.:
> The program "Xorg" eats up too much CPU, sometimes more than 50%,
> the whole system gets slowed down, even the moving of the cursor
> in a text editor gets very slow.
> This behaviour started when I updated my Debian system:
> uname -a
> Linux comp109.local 2.6.30-1-686 #1 SMP Sat Aug 15 19:11:58 UTC 2009 i686
> dpkg -l | grep xorg
> ii xorg 1:7.3+20 X.Org X Window System
> ii xserver-xorg 1:7.3+20 the X.Org X server
> ii xserver-xorg-core 2:1.4.2-11 Xorg X server - core server
> ii xserver-xorg-input-kbd 1:1.3.1-1 X.Org X server -- keyboard input
> driver ii xserver-xorg-input-mouse 1:1.3.0-1 X.Org X server -- mouse
> input driver ii xserver-xorg-video-all 1:7.3+20 the X.Org X server
> -- output driver metapack ii xserver-xorg-video-...
> Is there a solution available?
I don't think any of the developers is a telepath. Translation: Your mail is
ridiculously low on detail.
Your best bet would be to install a profiling tool like sysprof, and then come
back with additional information, such as your hardware configuration, which
applications were running, what were you doing at the time, etc.
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