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, "koalillo" <2075931@c...>
> > > Not as responsive as what?
> > Not as responsive as the Mandrake 9.2 (kernel 2.4.22) from which I
> > upgraded.
> Hmmm.... the usual checklist goes:
> 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
The X11 process runs with a nice value of 0
> 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...