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Re: Help with debuging Xserver / Goes in an infinite loop



On Sat, 2009-10-03 at 17:13 +0200, Joshua C. wrote:
> I have a problem with my xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.6.4-0.1.fc11.x86_64. I
> read the instructions here
> http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Documentation/ServerDebugging but
> this didin't help. My Xserver goes in an infinite loop and starts
> consuming 100% my cpu. Therefore the whole system freezes and I have
> to manually reboot it. This happens all the time when I use firefox on
> random sites. After restart there is nothing in the xorg.0.log and
> everything repeats itself when I start firefox again. Therefore I need
> to remove the savesession.js from the firefox home directory.
>
> On the second mashine I also turned this on: handle SIGUSR1 nostop,
> handle SIGUSR2 nostop, handle SIGPIPE nostop.
> 
> The Xserver just keeps running and I get no messages on the second
> mashine. How to debug it?

I wouldn't expect you to get messages on the second machine.  If you're
using 100% of the CPU it's because you're busy doing something _other_
than printing to the log.

What does 'bt' in gdb show?

- ajax


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