High CPU usage with Cygwin-x11 under xp-x64
Wed Apr 18 09:23:00 GMT 2007
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> Sent: den 16 april 2007 04:22
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> Subject: High CPU usage with Cygwin-x11 under xp-x64
> I have an issue with XP-64 where it consistently
> completely uses up one
> of my core's CPU resources after a period of time. This
> varies from 1-12
> hours from what I've seen, but it always occurs when I close
> all xterm
> windows, and the server is still running the in background. I
> can't kill
> the X11 server via the right click tray menu, but instead
> have to kill
> it via task manager.
> More information:
> System has the following specs:
> -Windows XP (x64) fully patched
> -Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 CPU
> -ATI Radeon x1650 Pro with latest drivers
> -4GB RAM
> Cygwin and xorg-x11 are fully up to date as of today, and I
> tried using
> both -multiwindow and -rootless with usr\X11R6\bin\startxwin.bat, but
> Cygwin-X11 showed the same behavior, and nearly froze my system.
> I wish I could attach a log of some kind, but apparently this
> version of
> X11 isn't setup to log to /var/log/Xorg.0.log automatically.
> Any help is much appreciated as I greatly prefer xterms over Cygwin
> running in dinky, lame DOS CMD windows.
Hi this is but a guess. Are you possibly running some firewall other
then windows standard? If so try unisnstalling it. Reboot and test. I
had a similar problem on one computer and traced it down to
Sunbelt/Kerio personal firewall.
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