[rescue] Re: G5 case
kurt at csh.rit.edu
Fri Jun 27 16:59:35 CDT 2003
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> X isn't bloated. Well, it is, but not in terms of feature creep:
> PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE TIME CPU COMMAND
> 22908 root 1 59 0 53M 46M sleep 3:56 0.64% Xsun
> As much as I hate to say it, the GUI in Windows XP doesn't eat that much
> memory, and these numbers are a -huge- improvement over older versions
> of Xsun that leaked memory like sieves.
Just FYI here, you can't use ps to determine how much memory X is really
using, because it includes all the memory mappings it makes for not
only all the frame buffer memory, but memory mapped I/O.
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