GNOME hesitance build 112
sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Mar 15 02:21:32 EDT 2010
On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> 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 fox, pgf at laptop.org
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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