[ubuntu-uk] Xorg high CPU usage

Pete Smout psmouty at live.com
Tue Mar 6 18:07:08 UTC 2012


On 05/03/12 21:10, Pete Smout wrote:
> Hi,
>
> For about a week now my laptop (ubuntu 10.04 LTS fully updated) has been
> freezing up for approx 30 secs, with gkrellm and top showing xorg using
> 100% cpu usage?
> There seems to be no pattern to what programs I am using, everything
> from open office to clementine to smplayer or thunderbird, not at any
> certain time of day or day of the week, or even weather using the
> inbuilt screen or external one.
>
> My understanding (admittedly limited) is that xorg is the bit that works
> the display (screen). Has anyone else come across this?
>
> For reference the laptop specs are:
>
> Acer Aspire 5720
> Intel T5250 Dual core processor
> Ram 2.0 gb
> Internal graphics (intel)
> Internal sound (intel)
>
> Thanks in advance for any ideas
>
> Regards
>
> Pete
>
>
just for reference my xorg.conf:

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
	Driver		"fbdev"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Configured Monitor"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
	Device		"Configured Video Device"
EndSection

regards

Pete




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