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Re: X niceness
Jim Rees writes:
> I'm running an X server I got from ftp.xfree86.org on my 2.4 i386. The
> mouse action is pitiful, very sticky if I'm compiling at the same time. Is
> this a bug or a feature? I noticed that my X server runs at about PRI 85
> and NI 20. On 2.3 it used to run at PRI 2 and NI 0.
Was it slow before changing X servers? I ask because what you describe
has been SOP on the sparc for as long as I can remember. I've learned to
"nice" all compiles. Actually, it seems that make and the linker are the
worst offenders. Also, keystrokes are delayed and sometimes duplicated
when the machine is quite busy. I never suspected the X server as the
Just wondering if the problems could be related.