gnome-shell performance (was gnome-applets and rawhide updates)
drago01 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 18 18:52:15 UTC 2011
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:32 PM, drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 7:15 PM, Jonathan Corbet <corbet-ft at lwn.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:42:43 -0800
>> Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> No. You only need to remove gnome-applets.
>> gnome-python2-applet too, then it worked.
>> But...the result is unusably slow - as in it can't keep up with me typing
>> in a gnome-terminal. Now, I am a fairly fast typist, but still... A
>> quick look shows mutter running flat-out most of the time.
>> I'm running fairly standard onboard Intel graphics; it all works
>> beautifully under metacity. Is gnome-shell just too cool for my hardware,
>> or is there something else going on?
> Please name your hardware "onboard intel" is too vague.
> Also there has been a recent fix in upstream clutter that should improve that.
> (Background: When typing we only update the part of the screen that
> actually changed
> but where just batching up commands and waiting for the driver to
> process them when it feels like it,
> it has been fixed by explicitly flushing after submitting the commands).
The fix is in clutter 1.6.4, not sure if it hit the repos yet. Please
try http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=228703 if you
where running clutter < 1.6.4 otherwise please file a bug and provide
details (would be an other issue).
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