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Bug 76270 - gnome-system-monitor-2.0.0-2 expanding memory usage
gnome-system-monitor-2.0.0-2 expanding memory usage
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-system-monitor (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2002-10-18 19:03 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-01-08 00:27:58 EST
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gnome-system-monitor using 75 megabytes of RAM when run on remote X-server (62.26 KB, image/jpeg)
2002-10-18 19:04 EDT, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-18 19:03:05 EDT
Description of Problem: expanding memory usage gnome-system-monitor when
running on a remote x-server.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible: 1105 reproducible when on remote X-server; does NOT occur
on local X-server

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start gdm login from remote X-server
2. start gnome-system-monitor
3. expanding use of memory by gnome-system-monitor application : from intially
9 megabytes to over 75 megabytes in less than 15 minutes

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Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-10-18 19:04:57 EDT
Created attachment 81044 [details]
gnome-system-monitor using 75 megabytes of RAM when run on remote X-server
Comment 2 David Goeken 2002-12-09 11:25:21 EST
I am seeing the system monitor's memory grow when using the local X-server. I 
have a i586 system problem occurs using either 2.4.18-14 or 2.4.18-18.8.0 
kernels, version 2.0.0 gnome system monitor.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-08 00:27:58 EST
Almost certainly Xft memory leak, try Xft packages from 

If those don't solve the problem, please reopen the report.

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