Letters lag behind my keyboard strokes. Intrepid 32bit KDE 4.2

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Thu Feb 19 06:14:26 GMT 2009


On Thursday 19 February 2009, Steven Vollom wrote:
> > I am having the same issue as the OP. I've tried everything, but I hadn't
> > thought of Kwin effects on the originating machine. I'm X11 forwarding a
> > Kmail session as I've done for years, and it's been lagging fiercely.
> > Checked everything network-wise, MTUs, load, etc...Never thought of Kwin
> > effects on the original machine...
>
> Someone gave instruction to check the load.  I sent him the info, but it
> would be nice to know what the info means.  For instance what is too much? 
> I think one load factor was 1.19 and one was 1.09, I also think one was
> 1.14.  I am trying to recall from a terrible memory.  It is probably
> accurate though because it tickled my interest.

An idle system will be near 0, and certainly under 1. Anything over 1, and the 
system has some load. Checking with top will let him know what's stealing the 
system time....



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