Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 86485
Gnome terminal opened on a vnc server screen has enormous memory leaks
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:05 EDT
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Description of problem:
Start a vnc server on, say, :5
Open a vncviewer on a windows system (I'm using 3.3.6 on Win 2k)
Log into the vnc server
Open a gnome terminal
Open an xterm and run 'top' in it
Do an 'ls -laR' on the gnome terminal
Watch the memory usage of the terminal rise quite dramatically.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read the description above
Actual Results: gnome terminal process eats up memory until the OOM killer
steps in and destroys it.
Expected Results: Memory usage hovers around 10 meg
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76219 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.