Saving panel settings

Buck xfce at
Fri Apr 22 16:33:26 CEST 2005

Could it maybe be the result some weird gcc optimization options (like -O3 or
-fexpensive-optimizations and such)?

> On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 12:40 +0200, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 11:09:29AM +0100, Paul Tansom wrote:
>> ...
>> > 
>> > That would cover my needs. Is this the same action as is taken when you
>> > right click on the panel and choose the Restart option from the menu? If
>> > so then I'm covered without having to resort to the CLI - much as I like
>> > using the CLI for many things, opening it up for a quick command is not
>> > so appealing! That said it's probably not too difficult to create a
>> > button to do the job for me :)
>> > 
>> It is exactly the same.

> Yes, thanks for that, although I've also just confirmed it the hard way!

> It seems as though the memory hog is Evolution, although for some
> strange reason closing Mozilla allows Evolution to reduce its memory
> footprint! My only guess on this is that when following a link from an
> email it holds some memory allocated until the browser is closed,
> although this is pure guesswork and would seem an odd way to code. It's
> a shame X gets taken out with it though. Memory usage just prior to the
> last failure put X at around 5% with Mozilla at just under 10%. When you
> took all the related processes into consideration Evolution was eating
> up about 67% of my 512M - 63% down to the evolution process with a few
> related ones eating up the rest. So that takes it to 82% without
> considering shell based IRC or any other apps and processes. I think it
> must have been the screensaver kicking in that killed it this time!

> Still, my panel settings were safe, so I can sort out the rest without
> having to redo them now. I may try another 512M or so of RAM out of
> curiosity, but I'd like to catch the root cause of the problem - this
> isn't Windows after all ;)

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