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Re: Responsiveness and Sound

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  • Søren Madsen
    ... Check! :) ... Check! :) ... Check! :) ... kernel. The X11 process runs with a nice value of 0
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 8, 2004
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      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "koalillo" <2075931@c...>
      wrote:
      > > > 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

      Check! :)

      > 2. Check that no process is hogging cpu with top

      Check! :)

      > 3. Check for CD automounters and the like. They sometimes hinder
      > performance

      Check! :)

      > 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.

      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...
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