Subject: Re: Chatty X
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: port-i386
Date: 04/01/1996 10:19:08
>From: Jim Rees <>
>Date: Mon, 01 Apr 1996 00:29:38 -0500
>  I don't see this.  I do see occasional disk activity from periodic
>  syncs and cron activity.  How much memory do you have?  Maybe you're
>  constantly paging lightly.
>No, something else is going on.  I don't run cron, and I've got plenty of
>memory.  I can run as many processes as I like without exercising the disk,
>but as soon as I start up the X server, I get periodic activity.  I'll see
>if I can figure out what it is.

X is *large*.  Are you sure you're not paging?  I have 16M in my
machine, and it pages when I run X.

Another possible culprit: update.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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