Memory leak in xorg-6.8.1?
anton at truxtar.com
Tue Apr 5 15:04:05 PDT 2005
Hermann Himmelbauer wrote:
> I am using SuSE 9.2 with the contributed xorg-6.8.1-15. When running the new
> Adobe Reader 7beta, the process "X" starts to eat up all available memory and
> also the swap space. I have a NVidia Geforce-4600 Graphic card with the
> driver version "1.0-7174" from the NVidia Web Site.
> "ps" outputs this:
> root 5815 8.7 46.3 726484 359404 ? SL 07:21
> 11:23 /usr/X11R6/bin/X
> When opening some .pdf-files the RSS-size increases:
> root 5815 8.7 47.5 726484 368724 ? SL 07:21
> 11:33 /usr/X11R6/bin/X
> When heavily working with the Adobe Reader the swap space gets filled up and
> the machine is getting very slow.
> When closing the Adobe Reader the RSS-size stays roughly the same.
> It seems that also other applications, like Firefox trigger this problem, when
> surfing a lot, the XOrg memory usage is getting high, although when closing
> Firefox there is also memory freed - but not all.
> Maybe that there are some bugs in the Adobe Reader/Firefox but to my mind this
> is also a XOrg problem.
> Are there any known fixes to my problem?
> Best Regards,
It's caused by using a cursor theme with animated cursors :(
Anton Markov <("anton" + "@" + "truxtar" + "." + "com")>
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