Xvnc eating cpu randomly

Chuck Slivkoff slivkoff "at" hp.com
Thu Mar 11 22:44:00 2004


>I have a situation where the Xvnc process will consume the cpu on client exit.
>This happens randomly, but can be produced within about 5 to 10 minutes of
>opening and closing a session.
>
>System and software
>
>Dell PowerEdge 2600 run RedHat Linux 7.3 2.4.18 kernel
>vnc-server-3.3.3r2-28.2
>tightvnc-1.2.9 client and have also tried other vnc clients
>
>Xvnc sessions are started through the Xservers file in /etc/X11/xdm/  below is
>an example:
>  
>
...

>Any help would be very much appreciated!
>

Start a session & attach to the Xvnc pid using "strace". The output from 
strace might give you some idea of what Xvnc is doing