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Re: Follow Up - Sporadic, Jerky X Response



On Sat, 2004-06-19 at 06:28, Brian Hanks wrote:
> > Has anyone else experienced what I will call sporadic, jerky X response
> > in FC2?  It seems that any time I have a background process running that
> > is even remotely taking to the CPU or IO, I have pathetic response in
> > X.  
> > 
> > My RH9 box and my FC1 box don't have this issue and they are slower
> > machines with less memory and older disk.  Could it be related to the
> > fact that I'm not using the NVIDIA driver on FC2 and I am on the other
> > two?
> > 
> > I quite reluctant to make the switch to FC2 without solving this issue. 
> > It's quite annoying to have X become unstable every time I go to compile
> > something in the background.  
> > 
> > Hardware Setup:
> > Asus A7V600
> > 1 GB RAM
> > 2 Samsung 120 GB SATA drives (RAID1 with LVM)
> > NVIDIA MX440
> > FC2 fully updated
> > 
> > 
> > Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Brian Hanks
> > bhanks bhanks com
> 
> 
> Upon further digging, it looks like kblockd & kjournald
> are chewing up a ton of CPU.  Any ideas?
> 
> Thanks again,
> -Brian
> bhanks bhanks com
> 
I have seen this on my machine as well. p3 993 dual, scsi sym53c8xx,
Matrox Millennium G450.
Just seems to go away after a bit.






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