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Re: problem with Xxorg - testing update -- vesa driver on ati x1400

On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 09:39:44PM +0100, Imre Vida wrote:
> Hi,
> i am running Debian testing on a IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T60p.
> For the graphics, i have chosen the vesa driver from xorg - 
> as it works together well with software suspend.
> This combination worked quit well uptill now: X applications
> were sufficiently fast (i don't really need 3d acceleration).
> But since the last update i made a few days ago, some X operations 
> became very slow (e.g. scrolling in the browser or text editor; 
> moving, resizing a window on the desktop, in contrast paging 
> [new content in the window] or opening a new window is still fast).
> Does anybody have any idea what could be the problem?
> I would appreciate any hint how this problem can be solved.

I too have noticed a huge slowdown in speed. For me everything is slow.
(I have updated from Sarge Xfree to Xorg and running a 2.6.17 kernel)

If you put exec <slow-application> in .xsession and then run startx is
it still slow? 

If you are running a display manager you will need to disable it first.

You have not given much information about your environment, i.e are you
running gnome/kde/fvwm/icewm etc.

" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.

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