[Gllug] Diagnosing runaway Xorg
caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 20 00:38:34 UTC 2009
There are/were some Ubuntu bugs which were something like xorg is
eating 100% of my CPU..
I think they are all fixed now. One of the debugging apps, think
strace, can look at polling I think.
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On 19 Jan 2009, at 22:59, Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> wrote:
> On 18 Jan 2009, Tethys spake thusly:
>> Dylan writes:
>>> So, how can I go about getting more information?
>> Once again, SystemTap is probably the right approach here. It won't
>> you see X protocol interactions (at least, not easily), but it should
>> give you some idea of what's going on.
> SystemTap is useful if you have problems in kernel space, but its
> to probe problems in user space is currently extremely rudimentary.
> not dtrace yet, alas :(
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