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Re: [opensuse] Re: kernel 2.6.36 speeds things up
  • From: phanisvara das <phani00@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 11:37:13 +0530
  • Message-id: <201009041137.13295.phani00@xxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday, September 04, 2010 10:10:07 am phanisvara das wrote:
it's pretty obvious, actually: with "twin views" both monitors use the same
X server, whereas "separate X server" needs two of them: double the
overhead.

using 'twin views' instead of two X-servers i'm also able to use desktop
effects.
unfortunately this causes Xorg to hang around 20-40% CPU again. may have
something
to do with the fact that 2.6.35 (in openSUSE) isn't the final version, but a
release candidate, i.e., some debugging overhead. no problem though: who needs
eye-candy?

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phani.

PS: sorry for this monologue, but i figure this might be useful for people who
find themselves in a similar situation; i've seen a lot of complaints about
sluggishness & slow performance in this list.
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