[GRLUG] pulseaudio using a TON of memory
jtr at jrichards.org
Wed Jun 1 08:28:31 EDT 2011
I just glanced at Conky and noticed my RAM usage is higher than I've
ever seen it (currently using 4.7GiB). I ran top and sorted by memory
usage. Here are my top five results.
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
4116 jtr 20 0 4140m 3.8g 3328 S 1 48.5 6:50.98 pulseaudio
9737 jtr 20 0 843m 307m 36m R 2 3.9 52:04.12 firefox-bin
15381 jtr 20 0 921m 122m 24m S 0 1.5 36:43.79 plugin-containe
24336 jtr 20 0 645m 109m 71m S 0 1.4 0:18.84 soffice.bin
5615 root 20 0 190m 94m 22m S 6 1.2 46:46.62 Xorg
Any ideas what is causing a *sound server* to use so much RAM?
(Running LMDE / Debian Wheezy, AMD64)
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