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Old 09-01-08, 07:01 AM   #1
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Default 177.xx: Enabling kwin composition leaks memory.

Hello all,

I'm testing KDE 4.1 on two of my workstations.
In both cases, once I enable kwin composition (AKA "effects") I experience a major performance hit, followed by a major memory leak (according to .xsession-errors [attached]) that more-or-less kills X after a while. (By slowing it down to death)
While noticeably slower, I cannot reproduce this bug when using the latest stable driver. (v173.14.09)

Just in case, I reported the bug upstream [1], but the KDE devs pointed a finger at nVidia.

- Gilboa
Attached Files
File Type: gz nvidia-bug-report.log.gz (24.4 KB, 114 views)
File Type: gz xsession-errors.gz (639 Bytes, 124 views)
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