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Re: Xorg: xserver using _a lot_ memory



On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 09:22:21AM -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> 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

Same one:

  $ rpm -qf /usr/bin/gnome-screensaver
  gnome-screensaver-2.24.1-2.fc10.x86_64

HOWEVER I haven't logged out and logged in yet (or rebooted or
whatever is necessary), so it is possible that it is still running an
older version.

Rich.

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