Cron jobs too heavy for ordinary systems (system completely unusable for a while)

Vincenzo Ciancia ciancia at
Sat May 23 14:51:45 UTC 2009

Il giorno sab, 23/05/2009 alle 09.55 -0400, Mackenzie Morgan ha scritto:
> Sounds fairly normal to me...heck, only 100MB for Firefox?  I'm
> surprised to 
> see that Firefox is currently using only 462MB for me.  It's usually
> at least 
> 700MB, sometimes over 1GB just for that process.
> Well....xorg sounds kind of high, but if you're using Compiz...

After reboot xorgs with compiz stays below 50mb. The server was likely
the problem! Think I must wait and see, then just in case, how does one
find out more about a memory leak in Xorg? 


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