[K12OSN] Server sending excessive "GetProperty" requests
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Mon May 30 15:21:01 UTC 2011
Does this continue after it's rebooted? A corrupted memory stack or flaky
network connection are high likely culprits. Both maybe overheating chipset
On May 30, 2011 10:53 AM, "Jeff Siddall" <news at siddall.name> wrote:
> I have one client system which otherwise seems to be behaving normally
> but is sending a lot of data -- like a steady 30 Mbps -- to the server.
> It appears to be sending as fast as it's CPU will let it as top shows X
> taking 99% of the CPU.
> The large amount of data seems to be caused by "X11, Request, opcode: 20
> (GetProperty)" packets from the server to which the client replies with
> either small (empty) replies or huge ~14 kB replies (approx. 9 full
> Ethernet packets).
> These GetProperty requests go out from the server about every 1-2
> milliseconds which causes big replies from the client about every 4 ms
> -- thus a ton of bandwidth.
> The big replies seem to have a bunch of info about application windows
> but most of these are not currently running on the client. Here's a
> brief excerpt of one of the large reply packets:
> xpdf.urlCommand:kfmclient exec %s
> Since it is the server requesting all this info hundreds of times per
> second I am guessing something is wrong on the server side, but how do I
> figure out what?
> Here is what is installed:
> Any help would be appreciated.
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