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Bug#519221: libpixman -- bug recently submitted related to your patch

On Mit, 2009-03-11 at 17:06 -0600, Arren Lex wrote:
> I have a dual-monitor setup -- one is 1280x1024 and one is 1680x1050.
> I usually run konsole maximized across the larger monitor, and it is
> terribly slow like that. When I make the konsole window smaller, the
> problem becomes less noticeable (but even when the window is very
> small, you can easily tell the problem is still there because the text
> makes waves as it scrolls). This behaviour leads me to think it might
> be falling back to software rendering for painting the text now. Is
> that possible?

Yes, otherwise pixman (the software rendering library) shouldn't matter
for performance.

So the question is why it's falling back to software rendering, but
there are many possibilities. If you provide the full Xorg.0.log and the
output of xrandr, that might be a good start for ideas.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |                http://www.vmware.com
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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