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Old 07-07-10, 04:46 PM   #32
StringCheesian
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Default Re: 95% CPU usage with driver 256.35 ?!!

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Originally Posted by konst View Post
My operating system, called Gentoo Linux, allows me to choose which glx module I want to use so it's a moot point whether or not the Nvidia glx module is loaded cause I choose not to use it.
In an attempt to reproduce your problem, I:
1. ran `eselect opengl set xorg-x11`
2. restarted xorg
3. logged into KDE 4.4.4 (same version as you)
4. made sure compositing was disabled
5. verified that my /var/log/Xorg.0.log looks like yours
6. ran htop

CPU usage according to htop varied between 0% and 2.5% in both cores.

gentoo ~amd64 (not funtoo)
gentoo-sources 2.6.34-r1
nvidia-drivers 256.35
xorg-server 1.8.1.902 (you're running 1.8.1.901)
Athlon 64 X2 4600+ (2.4GHz, very similar to your CPU)
GeForce 9600GT

I still think your wacky configuration (nvidia driver without glx) is one of the roots of your problem, but it must not be the only cause.
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