Subject: Re: sucky performance on i386/1.3I
To: Neil A. Carson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/22/1999 14:14:07
"Neil A. Carson" <> writes:
> 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.

That sounds like the bug.

Have you tried Ragge's test program?