kwin performance gets worse and worse with every release
realnc at arcor.de
Wed Jun 29 14:15:54 BST 2011
On 06/29/2011 03:45 PM, phanisvara das wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:14:33 +0530, Nikos Chantziaras<realnc at arcor.de> wrote:
>> I just installed KDE RC1. The trend of kwin becoming slower and slower
>> continues with this release. I remember KDE 4.3 (or maybe 4.2) where
>> kwin was fast and nice. After every release, it would become slower.
>> It reached a negative peak with 4.6. Now with 4.7 RC1, kwin has become
>> even more slow. It's extremely annoying to use.
>> What is happening to kwin? It's becoming the definition of "sluggish
>> GUI". Out of every window manager I have tried, kwin is now the slowest
>> of them all.
> hm, perhaps other factors, like distribution, version of kernel and/or Xorg have something to do with that, as well as compiz and video card/driver.
Nothing else changed. The only thing was the KDE update.
I'm using a Radeon HD4870, kernel 18.104.22.168, xf86-video-radeon/xorg/mesa
latest versions, KMS. Gentoo Linux AMD64.
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