[ANNOUNCE] xf86-video-intel 220.127.116.112
Rui Tiago Cação Matos
tiagomatos at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 09:00:47 PDT 2008
On 31/03/2008, Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi again,
> Sorry for the mail-flood, I did another profile, profiling gmail in
> firefox, which is scrolling slow when the "head" is visible (search,
> search web, ...).
> 256483 29.1384 libexa.so libexa.so (no symbols)
> 160120 18.1908 no-vmlinux no-vmlinux (no symbols)
> 114434 13.0006 libc-2.7.90.so libc-2.7.90.so memcpy
> 58861 6.6871 libxul.so libxul.so (no symbols)
> again, libexa eats up a lot of cycles.
> Any idea what exa is doing here?
This gmail problem is very common and FWIW also happens using nvidia's
blob. Ironically its quite smooth if you run gmail under firefox under
windows on a virtual machine on your linux host. I think this is a
pretty big low hanging apple waiting to be harvested by whomever has
the right tools / understanding of the code paths involved :-)
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