Re: Excessive RSS for Xorg
Today I was able to attach gdb to the X process on a workstation experiencing the problem (this is somewhat difficult to arrange since these workstations are used 24X7). The memory section in question was over 300MB in size, marked private, and when I dumped out random blocks of the contents I could see no clear pattern. I did find in the first 4MB of the section the following strings:
and others, which are also in the nvidia driver. I am now trying to figure out my next step in diagnosing the problem.