Lots of lagging after upgrade of xorg.

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Apr 23 16:29:38 UTC 2012

On Mon, 23 Apr 2012, Leslie Jensen wrote:

> Hello list.
> I'm experiencing a lot of lagging after I've upgraded xorg. I use XFCE and 
> just changing from one desktop to another now feels really slow.
> If I click on a button in an application I have to move the mouse pointer 
> before there's a reaction to the click.
> In a terminal window I also have to move the pointer outside before the input 
> from the keyboard is registered.

That is often a symptom of setting Option "AllowEmptyInput" "Off".

If you have AEI settings in xorg.conf, remove them.  Use Option 
"AutoAddDevices" "Off" to disable HAL input device detection.

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