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Re: Odd slow-down issue

On Thu, 13 Mar 2008 07:01:52 -0400 (EDT)
"Jared D. McNeill" <> wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I haven't seen that, but I upgraded my kernel and xorg on my laptop
> > a week ago (before that, I'd been running a Feb 9 kernel) and since
> > then I've been quite unhappy with responsiveness.  When I can see
> > text rendering, on a fast machine, something's wrong.  And there's a
> > noticeable lag between when I type a character (especially into my
> > mailer) and when I see the echo.  It's not quite the same as what
> > you're seeing, but I've been wondering about scheduler changes.
> I had this issue months ago after updating to Xorg 1.3.0. Not sure if
> this works with the nVidia driver, but:
>    Option "AccelMethod" "XAA"
> In the "Device" section was the fix for the intel driver.
Certainly seems to have helped; thanks.  (I also have an Intel chip.)

                --Steve Bellovin,

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