Re: Linux 2.4.1ac14

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Feb 15 2001 - 12:00:44 EST

> After building/playing around with some java apps on this version, something
> seems to have gone weird with X or the kernel..
> david@prototype:~$ ps aux | grep X
> root 267 0.9 99.9 167640 4294965764 ? S< 06:50 1:11 /usr/bin/X11/X vt7 -auth /var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth :0
> System seems mostly fine, a bit slow..

Yeah folks were wondering if our rss accounting was atomically safe. I guess
the answer from this one is 'probably not'

> Would having the huge swap have anything to do with it? Needed it to install
> oracle, but the blasted thing won't install anyway (Debian Sid).

It actually looks like the system is working fine other than miscounting the
resident size of the X process.

Rik, Ben ?

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