24288Re: Responsiveness and Sound
- Jun 7, 2004
> > Not as responsive as what?Hmmm.... the usual checklist goes:
> Not as responsive as the Mandrake 9.2 (kernel 2.4.22) from which I
1. Check that DMA is on using hdparm
2. Check that no process is hogging cpu with top
3. Check for CD automounters and the like. They sometimes hinder
If it was just a 2.4 <-> 2.6 kernel change, I'd check if the X Server
is niced. This was a good practice with 2.4 kernels, but it's bad with
2.6... but I guess that MDK has this sorted out if they ship a 2.6 kernel.
Also, if MDK supplies 2.4 kernels for your version, try switching to
that... see if the problem is the MDK 9 <-> 10 or the kernel change...
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