Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 494699
using openoffice.org causes X to use all of cpu
Last modified: 2009-11-16 10:10:25 EST
Description of problem: open openoffice.org and the system becomes unresponsive as X starts to use all the cpu
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: every time since this morning's rawhide update
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start openoffice.org impress
2. open document
3. do anything in that document's window and the CPU spikes
Actual results: cpu usage spikes for openoffice and xorg with Xorg hanging indefintely
Additional info: chipset: Radeon X600
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf, if available) and X server log file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 339103 [details]
Created attachment 339104 [details]
Could you attach "dmesg" output as well ?
Thanks in advance
Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Created attachment 339192 [details]
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'
Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
[This is a bulk message for all open Fedora Rawhide Xorg-related bugs. I'm adding myself to the CC list for each bug, so I'll see any comments you make after this and do my best to make sure every issue gets proper attention.]
since the bug was filed, I have upgraded to fedora 12 and no longer have any problems. i think this bug was actually filed on a pre-fedora 11 rawhide bug.
Thank you for letting us know.