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Re: Xorg: xserver using _a lot_ memory



On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 14:05 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 01:13:54PM +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > X caches memory on behalf of its clients.  Kill them, one by one, and you'll
> > probably find where the memory is going.
> 
> Or use xrestop, the non-destructive alternative :-)
> 
> On my machine just now I see that gnome-screensaver is using 160 MB of
> X resources, which is excellent news - my screensaver is set to a
> blank screen :-(
> 

Which version of gnome-screensaver is this ? We've fixed a pixmap leak
in gnome-screensaver a while ago:

* Mon Dec 15 2008 Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> - 2.24.1-2
- Don't leak pixmaps



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