[Ubuntu-SG] June's SLMG is about to get pre-empted
nick at daenim.com
Wed Jun 3 12:21:51 BST 2009
On Wednesday 03,June,2009 04:33 PM, Tom Goh wrote:
> Only issue so far are:
> 1. the compiz/"Visual Effects" performance on Intel integrated graphics
> card. I had to turn it off as it was so slow. I can live without that.
> can't seem to find xgl package which supposedly enhances the performance.
You can try switching to UXA, depending on your graphics card this can
give better performance. There is a helpful wikipage  and forums
walkthrough  on solving the performance regressions (but I don't
recommend installing a newer kernel)
> 2. Battery life is very bad. When I first tested XP on the new system I
> was getting about 4.5 hours. With Ubuntu I was getting 2.5 hours. This
> appears to still be the same in Jaunty.
I would take a look at which power governor is running the show, as well
as following powertop's suggestions.
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