Bug#343698: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#343698: xfce4-cpufreq-plugin: Causes xfce4-panel to eat an always increasing amount of RAM

Stefan Ott stefan at desire.ch
Sun Dec 18 12:33:22 UTC 2005

On Sat, Dec 17, 2005 at 12:28:56PM +0100, Roberto Pariset wrote:

> If I monitor with `top' the %MEM field of xfce4-panel, I see that
> normally it uses about 1.3 or 1.4. When I add cpufreq-plugin the
> consumption gets much higher; for instance now, after 1 day, it's
> already 17.6. It keeps increasing with time, until I can launch 
> no new programs as fork fails, since both ram and swap are filled.
> Actually running sid on amd64.


I just monitored the plugin for about 18 hours and memory usage stayed
at 1.8 the whole time so I cannot reproduce this issue (on i386).

Are you sure it's the cpufreq plugin? Can anyone using an amd64 system
reproduce this?
Stefan Ott
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