Patterned slow-down over the entire GNOME desktop

Ivan Gyurdiev ivg2 at
Mon Jan 2 13:51:36 UTC 2006

> DaveJ mentioned that recent FC kernels have memory usage tracking enabled,
> which may slow down some processes considerably. You may be seeing this.
> This will not be present in later kernels.
How does that explain the patterned behavior?

Also, I still run kernel 1688, because I don't want to deal with the 
hassle of making the livna nvidia driver work with modular X for every 
new kernel. Which kernel started including this tracking patch?

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