Comment 27 for bug 1672297

Ryan C (chappersrh) wrote :

At any given time: immediately after reboot, immediately after restarting gnome-shell (alt+F2 --> "r"), and during regular use gnome-shell is consuming at least 4GB RAM. I'm happy to provide a memory profile but I don't know how to do that so I need help.

# ps auxwww | grep gnome-shell
gdm 1595 0.0 1.2 3696204 211144 tty1 Sl+ Dec08 0:23 /usr/bin/gnome-shell
<my user> 2176 0.4 2.6 4063428 431096 tty2 Sl+ Dec08 3:01 /usr/bin/gnome-shell

# ps -p 1595,2176 -Fl
F S USER PID PPID C PRI NI P SZ WCHAN RSS PSR STIME TTY TIME CMD
0 S gdm 1595 1559 0 80 0 * 924307 poll_s 211648 0 Dec08 tty1 00:00:24 /usr/bin/gnome-shell
0 S <my user> 2176 2060 0 80 0 * 1017742 poll_s 433852 1 Dec08 tty2 00:03:36 /usr/bin/gnome-shell