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Re: [K12OSN] Client Ram



On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 15:39 -0700, Dan Young wrote:
> On 5/24/07, James P. Kinney III <jkinney localnetsolutions com> wrote:
> > Hmm. Unless firefox is using the xserver to manage caching...
> >
> > I have firefox open (not running a TC environment) and xorg has ~98MB
> > and firefox has ~109MB. I opened another firefox window and loaded up a
> > bunch of new tabs with different web pages with graphics and my xorg
> > went to 118MB and firefox went to 115MB. It looks like it is directly
> > accessing the xorg process.
> 
> Firefox pixmaps are stored uncompressed in RAM by the X server.
> 
> http://primates.ximian.com/~federico/news-2005-11.html#moz-images
> 

OUCH!! That explains a lot! Now to dig up a solution...
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