[kdepim-users] Cumulative problem?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 18 22:22:24 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 18 February 2009 22:04:27 Bud Rogers wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 February 2009 07:22:11 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I mentioned yesterday that I had changed the Desktop Effects backend from
> > OpenGL to XRender.  The improvement was immediate, and startling.  I
> > still want another day or two to be absolutely certain, but it looks as
> > though most of the performance problems have gone.  KMail doesn't take
> > those long pauses any more.  X and kwin still top the list of cpu users,
> > but they now take 10-12% cpu between them.
> >
> > I know that other people may have quite different factors, but in the
> > light of my experience this is something that  is definitely worth
> > checking out.
> I briefly switched to XRender yesterday.  My desktop and the open System
> Settings window rendered OK AFAICT, but the cursor rendered as a pixelated,
> flickering square.  Not really usable, obviously.  I didn't spend much time
> with it, as it was pretty hard to do anything with the mouse.  Has anyone
> else seen this?

No, not seen that.  What gpu is this?

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