very bad, and very weird, scrolling text performance xorg 1.5.3 intel 2.5.1 GM965

Jeffrey Baker jwbaker at
Sun Dec 14 15:14:37 PST 2008

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Eric Anholt <eric at> wrote:
> Is your CPU pegged during the slow performance period?  If so, you need
> to run sysprof to see what the problem is.

Yes, Xorg gets one entire CPU and then some.

> (Yes, oprofile generally isn't good enough to get decent callgraphs.)

Oh darn.  Too bad I already know how to use oprofile and I've never
heard of sysprof.  I'll go read the manual.


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