Subject: Re: slowdown :(
To: Nathan Gelbard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/30/1997 10:06:41
On Mon, 30 Jun 1997 00:54:50 -0700
Nathan Gelbard <gelbard@ENGR.ORST.EDU> wrote:
> I've got an hp380/25mhz/32mb/NetBSD 1.2E running X, netscape (over
> the network), xterm/irc, and xterm/extracting ncurses and running
> 'configure.' My load right now is about 1.40.
> My X mouse jumps/jerks around the screen when I get a lot of
> disk activity (3 HPIB/(not fast)) drives.
> Anything I can do about this?
As far as I can tell, this is due to general lameness in the X server
itself... What can you do about it? Rewrite the X server :-/
(FWIW, it happens to me even if I'm doing something simple, like
building sh, or something)
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