GNOME hesitance build 112

Sameer Verma sverma at
Mon Mar 15 02:21:32 EDT 2010

On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at> wrote:
> sameer wrote:
>  > Apps in GNOME on build 112 (most noticeable in FF) hesitate every 30
>  > seconds or so. Its as if the keyboard/mouse pipeline backs up, clears
>  > in about 3 seconds or so, and then works for the next 30 seconds.
>  >
>  > I can keep typing, but the screen won't echo the characters for that
>  > three second window, and then it all comes in quickly. Anybody else
>  > see this?
>  >
>  > I'm on build 112 XO 1.5 B2. Haven't noticed this on the Sugar side.
> are you sure about the 30 second number?  could it be power
> management kicking in?  does the power light flicker/go out at about
> that time?  you could try disabling power management ("touch
> /var/powerd-inhibit-suspend/1" is one way) and see if it keeps
> happening.  (i'll be surprised if that's it, but...)
> paul
> =---------------------
>  paul fox, pgf at

Its definitely not power suspend. I keep an eye on the power light.
Its as if there is some kind of a write pipeline that clogs up. Will
investigate some more.

Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Systems
Director, Campus Business Solutions
San Francisco State University

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