Thin clients freeze hard when out of RAM

Jim Kronebusch jim at
Mon Sep 17 15:41:11 BST 2007

On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 09:47:49 -0400, Bryan Quigley wrote
> I run Firefox nightly builds and I noticed this "Known Issue workaround"
> The X server may perform poorly or hang when running Gran Paradiso.
> This can be mitigated by adding Option "XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps" "true" in the
> "Device" section of xorg.conf.
> I have not tried it at all as I don't have this issue, but it might be worth
> trying.

Could you by any chance post a quick howto on what you do to run the nightly builds?  I
am more than overloaded at this point with complaints and standard beginning of the year
requests, and any help you could provide would let me try this without loosing a few
hours do to research.  I think what you describe would fix my problems.


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