From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 09:36:55 IST
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 06:31:24PM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, John P. Looney wrote:
> > memory, not X or galeon. Some days, X uses 160MB RAM. That's RSS, not
> > SIZE. SIZE can be over 600MB. Must be leaking images or something.
> SIZE - (sizeof framebuffer).
> why not turn off backing store?
Hmm. Reckon there is a bug there, where it doesn't unallocate images
> and instead of rebooting, why not just restart X? :)
I do when I notice that happening. Sometimes though, the machine will
just hang, cos it's out of memory, and will kill init, syslog or some
such, instead of X and galeon.
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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