[mythtv-users] X runs at 90-95%CPU

Phil Blundell pb at nexus.co.uk
Wed Sep 29 14:45:22 EDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 12:29 -0600, Alan Anderson wrote:
> I am leaning twords purchasing a new Video card, but thought I would ask if 
> anyone else has run into this issue.  Or any thoughts on how to isolate why 
> X runs away?

I guess you could try capturing a gdb backtrace from X when it starts to
run amok.  That might give some clues as to what X is trying to do when
it gets jammed.

To do that, use something like "gdb /usr/X11R6/bin/X `pidof X`" and then
type "bt" at the (gdb) prompt.


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