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Old 01-08-2006, 05:06 PM   #1
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X using nearly 100% CPU


For some reason, X seems to be using almost 100% of my CPU recently:
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5919 root 25 0 294m 162m 14m S 95.5 16.0 759:34.29 X
It doesn't do this when I restart X, but somewhere along the line, X starts using far too much processor time.

What can I do about this?
 
Old 01-08-2006, 05:53 PM   #2
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For some reason, X seems to be using almost 100% of my CPU recently:
It doesn't do this when I restart X, but somewhere along the line, X starts using far too much processor time.

What can I do about this?
This is a temporary hack, but you could use the renice command to bring down it's priority.
 
Old 01-08-2006, 06:35 PM   #3
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How do I use that command? Neither help nor man -k give any info about it.

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