(continued) XFree86 problem?
lesha at intercaf.ru
Thu Jun 17 02:49:33 GMT 2004
On Thursday 17 June 2004 05:05, you wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 10:26:57AM -0500, Craig Boston wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 June 2004 05:55 am, AK wrote:
> > > This really sucks
> > > And no one responded so far ;-(
> > >
> > > top:
> > > 615 root 96 0 538M 252M select 7:45 1.07% 1.07%
> > > XFree86
> > All I can say is it's not an isolated problem:
> > 769 root 96 0 442M 420M select 432:31 5.22% 5.22% XFree86
> > I have 96M of video memory total (dual head, a 64MB nv and a 32MB mga).
> > xrestop shows about 55M used by pixmaps. That still leaves over 250M of
> > memory unaccounted for.
> > It seems to slowly grow over time, so I still suspect a memory leak
> > somewhere. I've just gotten in the habit of restarting X every week or
> > so... (note: this is with XFree86 4.4, installed from a test version of
> > the port someone posted a while back. Same thing happened with 4.3 as
> > well).
> Does xrestop show anything for you (it didn't for the OP, but it may
> not be the same problem)?
Hello there, Kris!
xrestop - Display: localhost:0
Monitoring 24 clients. XErrors: 0
Pixmaps: 5876K total, Other: 147K total, All: 6024K total
it looks exactly as described, if I will do something memory consuming
under X (compilation for example) - this goobal will grow very fast
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