[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#518321: Bug#518321: xfce4-panel constantly uses all cpu

Nemoder redomen at charterinternet.com
Thu Mar 5 18:59:26 UTC 2009

Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
 > On jeu, 2009-03-05 at 04:46 -0800, redomen wrote:
 >> With a default setup xfce4-panel constantly uses 100% of the CPU.
 >> This did not happen in previous versions.
 > Hmh, that's clearly unreproducible. 4.4.2-6 is present since quite some
 > time in debian so it's not recent. Could your precise your config a bit?
 > Could you try to strace the panel, seeing if there's unusal activity,
 > something like that?
 > Cheers,

I think I figured out the problem.  When one of the panel plugins was 
updated in testing recently it somehow froze xfce4-panel.  I then 
restarted Xorg and noticed the CPU usage, what I didn't notice was that 
the xfce4-panel process eating all the CPU was from the previous session 
and hadn't stopped even when Xorg was shutdown.
I did a kill -9 on the process and restarted Xorg again and it's all 
back to normal.
Sorry about that, I think this bug can be closed now.

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