Memory and Battery applets

Jorge Mario G. murcielako at
Sun Feb 6 08:11:09 PST 2005

 --- Matt Aasted <aasted at> escribió: 
> I'm running Gnome 2.8 on a recent version of FreeBSD
> Stable 5.3 on an
> x86 (dell latitude d600) processor, and whenever my
> system is on the
> memory usage shown in the gnome memory monitor
> slowly climbs to 100%
> over the course of about an hour. Gkrellm confirms
> that it the memory
> is slowly going away, even when I'm not interacting
> with the system.
> Should I be concerned about this (is there a memory
> leak or something
> or is the applet just buggy?)
I have the same machine and I have not had this
> Furthermore, when I was running gnome 2.6 and 5.3
> Release the battery
> applet would error about apm's non-responsiveness
> whenever the system
> was booted. Now, with 2.8 and stable, it doesn't
> error but instead
> periodically interupts function of mouse and
> keyboard (about once
> every 10 seconds) and therefore makes the system
> unusable (without
> massive frustration). Is this a bug, is this
> fixable, or should I just
> switch to gkrellm until something changes?
the battery status applet is not yet understand ACPI
(well not in FreeBSD) so it works in half assed way.

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