: >:>Some users reported a problem that occurs if the server (Ultra 2)
: >:>is running a long time. It seems that there's a dramatical performance
: >:>loss on the system.
: >:>If you reboot the system, everything works fine.
: >:>Any solutions?
: >Sounds like there are some run-away processes out there chewing up
: >your CPU. Does ps -eaf show any such processes? What pids
: >have the most time on them?
: Another common cause is memory leakage and excessive swapping over time.
: E.g., it may matter if they're using dtlogin and never restart the
: X server. And make sure that you apply the relevant Xsun/ffb patches.
: 103566-11: OpenWindows 3.5.1: Xsun patch
Is a similar patch also available for Solaris x86?
During a usual X session my X server grows up to 20-30MB. (This is
less than half.
You can see the difference extremely in ghostview:
Select a magstep of 5. Wow, now it needs 45MB, even after quitting ghostview
(XFree86 in contrast only blows up a few MBytes and releases them after
I usually run OpenWin anyway (DPS is faster than ghostscript, though it can't
display all files) but a little less memory consumption would be nice.