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Old 02-21-07, 05:03 PM   #4
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Default 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.
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