Subject: Re: Bad response...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2004 10:33:26
Michael van Elst wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Simon Burge) writes:
> >Here's a simple test case: I've got mpd playing an mp3, and starting a
> >large read results in the "bad response" scenario, most noticably with
> >the song mpd is playing pausing a lot.
> How can this be related to memory usage ? This looks more like a
> latency problem. The large read saturates the I/O channel to the
> disk and the small reads done by mpd are delayed. What happens
> when the mp3 is in mfs ?
The mp3 is coming from a different disk, and that disk was idle
for the duration of the test.
> >Also, when I've noticed that when this box is in this "bad response"
> >state I get "keyboard bounce" while in X. Quite often, a single
> >character repeats, so that at normal typing speed "youud see
> >someethingg likke this".
> Do you see more than double characters ? If it were a normal
> key repeat that was triggered by sluggish X server then you
> should also see more than one repetition.
I never see three or more characters, always two.
Simon Burge <email@example.com>
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