[ale] X memory consumption
bob at verysecurelinux.com
Wed Apr 23 20:28:21 EDT 2003
On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 08:44:45AM -0400, John Wells wrote:
> Trying to track down memory hoarders on my machine. X is currently using
> 112M physical ram and 83M swap...(RH9, Gnome)
> Does this size represent *all* applications running under X, or just X
> itself? Does this seem a little big to anyone else?
How long has your X server been running? That piece of junk leaks
memory rather severely. You may want to restart it at least weekly.
Ditto for Netscrape.
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