Subject: Re: sucky performance on i386/1.3I
To: None <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/21/1999 13:54:51
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> I strongly suspect the "slow X11" is no valid description of the problem.
> "Sucks up 90% sys cpu time without any disk i/o and any unusual emulation
> traps" is, however.

I'm using a P2-400 with Millenium 2 PCI, DMA IDE disc etc. I can
recreate the 'sucking performance' issue by running a compile (this
works both under X and not under X, but is easier to tell under X by
looking at the mouse pointer) and a fairly system-time heavy process
line ./configure.


Neil A. Carson