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FS#30351 - xf86-video-nouveau consumes memory and swap at 100%

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by André Silva (Emulatorman) - Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 01:32 GMT
Last edited by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 01:43 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


xf86-video-nouveau new version resolved a lot issues, but consumes 100 % swap and memory ram when is using video eg: youtube, games. even, system hangs after this because don't have more memory and swap.

Additional info:
* package version(s)
* config and/or log files etc.

Steps to reproduce:
watch videos on web browsers, play games, watch movies.
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Closed by  Ionut Biru (wonder)
Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 01:43 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  xf86-video-nouveau-1.0.1-1
Comment by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 01:41 GMT
I know already that, upstream knows that as well. I'm waiting for a fix to be committed.