Keyboard Lag

Hal Burgiss hal at
Sun Apr 5 22:33:35 UTC 2009

On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Hal Burgiss <hal at> wrote:
> The upgrade did put me in a much higher screen resolution, 1360x768,
> and a dpi of 108 (wierd). I really kind of liked that, but tried
> dropping that back down. That made an immediate difference, but its
> still slower than previously. I then found X using more CPU than I
> could remember, but not really spiking just using an inordinate amount
> of CPU. Played around with preferences, and found one or more of
> themes effected CPU. So, after tinkering with this stuff for a couple
> of hours, it is better, but not as responsive as 8.04.

In fact, it sucks by comparision. Firefox is pretty much unusable.
Simple things like typing in a form, or refreshing a page peg the CPU
for like 10 seconds. The performance is abysmal, close to unusuable.
The CPU is pegged the entire time I write this short message.


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