Xorg 1.6.0 uses 100% CPU in gnome+gdm

Tom Evans tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Fri May 15 20:38:34 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 13:14 -0700, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Friday 15 May 2009 12:41:13 pm Tom Evans wrote:
> > Hi all
> >
> > I upgraded kernel, world and ports from ~7.1 RELEASE to RELENG_7 of
> > yesterday, and now Xorg constantly chews CPU. I'm running:
> >
> > FreeBSD jacob.nubtek.com 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #2: Thu May 14
> > 20:37:49 BST 2009
> > root at jacob.nubtek.com:/usr/obj/usr/data/FreeBSD/RELENG_7/src/sys/LOST
> > i386
> >
> > I've double checked that all ports are up to date, and was going to
> > blame some bug in the nvidia binary driver, but it also exhibits it if I
> > use the 'nv' or 'vesa' driver as well - I've not tested nouveau. The
> > nvidia.ko module was loaded whilst running with nv and vesa, would that
> > matter?
> >
> 
> I have had this happen several times. It always went away after I force built 
> xorg and its dependancies. My personal opinion is that something was built 
> out of order and while your ports may be current, something used an old 
> linkage.
> 
> Kent
> 

meh - ok, another `portupgrade -Rf '*xorg*'` kicked off.

Thanks for the tip.

Cheers

tom



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