[Bug 514883] Re: dialog-based applications seem sluggish

Dustin Kirkland dustin.kirkland at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 18:47:19 GMT 2010

I think this is due to the installer using the kernel framebuffer, which
adds overhead and makes VMs seem slower.

Try booting a server ISO, and at the cd boot menu, hit F6, then ESC, and
add "fb=false" to the end of the kernel boot line.

This makes the menus far snappier for me.

** Changed in: qemu-kvm (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Incomplete

** Changed in: qemu-kvm (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Medium => Low

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