Thin clients freeze hard when out of RAM

Bryan Quigley gquigs at
Mon Sep 17 15:54:25 BST 2007

I don't think running the firefox nightly will fix your problem.  However if
you could somehow add XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps  to your xorg.conf file it might
fix the issue.

I'm not quite sure how to edit the xorg.conf for thin clients.  Someone else
here, would be of more help than me about that.

On 9/17/07, Jim Kronebusch <jim at> wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Jim
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